USMLE Exams Eligibility Criteria

USMLE Exams Eligibility Criteria

There are many relevant criteria that factor into the quality of a US medical residency application. USMLE exam scores are arguably one of the most important. In fact, Program Directors rate Step 1 and Step 2CK scores high on the list (1st and 3rd, respectively). Keep reading to learn more about the USMLE exams eligibility criteria.
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compatibility score

Match A Resident’s Compatibility Score Explained

Each year, Match A Resident strives to provide aspiring residency candidates the most current and relevant information about Residency Programs. We contact thousands of programs directly to ensure accuracy that goes beyond what you can find just by searching the web. Our unique algorithm compares your Step Scores, Time Since Graduation, amount of US Clinical
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coronavirus match day celebrations

Coronavirus Impedes Match Day Celebrations

Millions of people have been affected by the outbreak and continuing threat of the coronavirus. One group that has been particularly affected (outside of course those who have fallen ill) is students. The predominant reason is that students at schools and universities often find themselves put together in densely populated groups – whether that be
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Successful Residency

The Hidden Secret of a Successful Residency Interview Season

Congratulations! You have gotten a few interviews for medical residency under your belt. Hopefully, you will be scheduling even more, working towards a successful residency interview season.  But, are you about to be making the same mistake that thousands of other residency applicants have made before?  The truth is, as memorable as your experiences seem
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8 Reasons Why Medical Students Do Not Match to Residency Positions

Some get it. Others don’t. Many will land the residency position of their dreams, while others will find themselves without a spot at the end of the medical residency application season. Why is is that some applicants succeed when many others do not Match? Is there a recipe for success? The truth is – there
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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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Why Didn’t I Match? 14 Reasons You Could Have Failed to Match

If you are a residency reapplicant, understanding why previous attempts had not proved successful is imperative for your preparations now. There is no sense in trying the same thing over and over again, especially if it didn’t work the first time. Luckily, there ARE ways to improve and optimize both your application and your application
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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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