Welcome to the 2015-16 Medical Residency Application Season!

Hello Doctors! Welcome to the 2015-16 Medical Residency Program application season. As the season progresses and beyond, we here at Match A Resident will be posting information pieces, advices, interviews and more to help you become better informed throughout your preparations, application and Post-Match. If you ever have any questions or need clarification on anything you read
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It Is Time To Put Together Your Application, Including LoRs!

It is that time of year…time to put together your application for obtaining a U.S. medical residency position. This includes asking for Letters of Recommendations (LoRs) that strengthen your application package. For Foreign Medical Graduates, LoRs are particularly important. It is essential that you follow the 5 tips below to secure the best possible Letters
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Take Out The Stress Of Finding The Right Medical Residency Program With Match A Resident

For many residency applicants, finding a compatible residency program is one of the most stressful and time consuming tasks.  It can be particularly difficult for International Medical Graduates (IMGs) who wish to find the best medical residency program with minimum requirements that matches their credentials.  The first step is often sorting through the various residency
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Medical Residency Programs: Understanding The NRMP® Ranking Algorithm

The National Resident Matching Program® (“NRMP®”) matches medical students and medical residency programs together.  Securing a medical residency is a competitive process, and for international medical graduates, it can be even more challenging.  International medical graduates applying for U.S. based residency programs under go the same level of scrutiny, and participate in the same matching
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