Did Not Match

Had Residency Interviews But Did Not Match?

Getting medical residency interviews is hard enough, but what if you did not match? Receiving interviews without matching can be heartbreaking. What happened? What went wrong? Don’t give up! Receiving even just one residency interview is an accomplishment, especially for IMGs. The good news is that your application was strong enough to grant you a
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9 Reasons Why Medical Students Do Not Get Residency Interviews

Oftentimes, medical students do not get residency interviews because of easily avoided mistakes, omissions, and errors in their application. However, learning about these pitfalls is the best way to ensure that you give yourself the best chances possible. The Residency application process is vast, complex, and often confusing and overwhelming. Although you may not yet
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Follow Up Residency Interview

Follow Up After Residency Interviews: 6 Common Questions

Following up with programs after your interview can be a tricky and confusing time. Luckily, you can find some clarity on some of the most common post-interview follow up questions below! 1) Should I follow up with a medical residency program after taking an interview with them? Yes! Following up with programs is an essential
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Taking Residency Interviews

Taking Residency Interviews: 10 Steps for Success

It is finally here. You have taken all the necessary steps to prepare for your residency interview, and now you are ready to ace it! Below you will find 10 helpful tips for effectively taking your residency interview and leaving the program with a strong impression of your candidacy. 1) Begin your day by waking
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Residency Interview Success

10 Steps to Prepare for Residency Interview Success

Congratulations! You have landed a residency interview. Now is the time to make sure you are ready to do your absolute best. Below you will find 10 basic steps to take in your preparation processes. We recommend recording organized notes each step of the way so that you are able to reflect on what you
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Residency Interview Calendar Manager

Using Match A Resident’s Interview Manager Calendar

Are you looking for an easy and convenient way to keep track of your interviews this residency season?   Utilize this informational resource to help you discover how to effectively use Match A Resident’s Interview Manager feature. Using this simple yet powerful tool will help facilitate a more integrated, cohesive, and effective strategy to help
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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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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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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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Dealing with Residency Interview Anxiety

The residency interview holds so much importance and can be a large deciding factor for your chances of Matching with a program. All of the years spent in undergraduate and medical school and the months of application preparation lead up to the residency interviews you attend. It is entirely understandable for you to feel nervous
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