Didn’t Match: What Should I Do Now?

Not Matching into a medical residency program is a devastating event for any residency candidate. However, after the grief clears and you’ve had time to reflect on your past season, it’s time to move forward and start thinking about what to do between now and when the next application season opens. But, it can be
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Specialty Competitiveness

When picking a medical specialty to devote a minimum of three years post-graduate study, and a lifetime to, there are many considerations. For example: Your passions and interests in medicine – Are you surgical or do you prefer the puzzle of diagnosis? Your professional credentials – Test scores, clinical experience, etc. Your resources – Finances,
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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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How Your Body Language Affects Your Residency Interview

It is common knowledge that what you say during a residency interview can have a great effect on how well the interview goes. Prepared candidates spend a long time carefully composing answers to the most used interview questions to ensure they are giving answers that paint them in the best light. However, many candidates do
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Interview Day – Do’s and Don’ts

You’ve spent weeks preparing, and now the big day is here. Residency program interviews can be intimidating. Residency candidates often make mistakes that may harm them the day of the interview due to stress, nerves, or lack of preparation. In order to make the most of each interview, it’s important to be aware of what
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