After the Residency Interview and Writing the Thank You Letter

After the Residency Interview and Writing the Thank You Letter

What to Do After the Interview A lot of work may go into preparing for your residency interview and performing well throughout the interview day, but the work is not yet over after the interview. You may be tired after your interview, but there are some steps you can take to help make the Thank
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Residency Program Interviews

The Most Important Do’s and Don’ts on your Residency Program Interviews Day

Residency program interviews can be intimidating and many residency candidates feel the pressure to perform their best in order to increase their chances of matching into that residency program. Unfortunately, residency candidates can often make mistakes that may harm them the day of the interview due to stress, nerves, or lack of preparation. In order
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The Five Steps to the Best Residency Interview Preparation

The Five Steps to the Best Residency Interview Preparation

Receiving a residency interview invitation is a very exciting and anxious time for any residency candidate. You’ve made it past the first hurdle. This is your chance to impress programs in person now that you have caught their interest on paper. You should make the most of every opportunity by being thoroughly prepared for each
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Complete Guide to Contacting Residency Programs Directly

Residency candidates have endless questions about the best way to contact residency programs. “When do I contact programs?” Who do I speak with?” “How do I contact them?” Below is a complete guide to contacting residency programs. Why & When The motivations that bring residency candidates to contact residency programs directly can vary depending on
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Follow up letter

Follow Up With Residency Programs

If the Residency Application Season is progressing and you are worried about how your Match Season is going, you may have questions about what to do next in the Residency Application Process. The next step for any residency candidates struggling to get interviews is to follow up with residency programs. Should I contact programs after
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Interviews during the Post-Match SOAP

A common question many residency candidates may have about the Post-Match SOAP® is whether or not programs conduct interviews before the Offer Periods begin Wednesday. The answer is yes. After sending your 45 applications, programs have three main ways of interviewing potential candidates throughout SOAP: In person (only for those who are local to the
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Post-Interview Impressions Used to Rank Residency Candidates

Walking out of a residency interview can be filled with mixed emotions. You may feel confident you presented yourself well and made a connection with the program and the Program Director. Or, you may feel as though you could’ve put yourself out there more or answered a question differently. Even if a Program Director looks
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Peak Interview Months by Specialty

After sending out applications, all residency candidates must play the waiting game to see if they will be receiving any interview invitations. This is quite possibly the most tense time for candidates– apart from Match week. After a few weeks, it’s easy to get discouraged when looking at forum sites or hearing from friends who
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The Top 4 Mid-Application Season Questions

At this point in the residency application season, many candidates have similar questions about what is normal to expect, and what they should be doing to best maximize their chances to receive and conduct interviews. Is it too late to apply? The short answer is no. Your chances for receiving interview invites might not be
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Writing the Best Thank You Letter After an Interview

After you return from the residency program interview, it is vital to send a Thank You Letter. A Thank You Letter may not be a “required” part of the residency application process, but it is an important gesture that demonstrates your dedication and determination. Not only that, but it may also improve a program’s impression
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