Top IMG Friendly States from Match 2023

As many IMGs may know, geographical location is an important factor that International Medical Graduates (IMGs) seeking US residency must consider. Primarily, IMG residency applicants need to research individual programs, but they also need to be aware of state limitations and the overall IMG friendliness of whole states. Learning more about IMG Friendly states from
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How to prepare for the USMLE Step 2CK exam

The United States Medical Licensing Examination (Step 2 Clinical Knowledge, aka USMLE Step 2 CK) is a 9-hour-long exam divided into eight blocks of 60 minutes each with a total of 318 questions based on clinical scenarios that test the examinees’ ability to apply medical knowledge and understanding of clinical concepts with respect to patient
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The Post-Match SOAP in a Nutshell

What is the Post-Match SOAP? The Post-Match Supplemental Offer and Acceptance Program® (SOAP®) is an opportunity for eligible residency candidates who go unmatched or partially matched during the Main Residency Match® to apply to residency programs with unfilled positions. The Post-Match SOAP® spans the Monday through Thursday of Match Week and can be very confusing
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Post-Match SOAP Preparation

5 Steps to the Best Post-Match SOAP Preparation (2023)

The Post-Match Supplemental Offer and Acceptance Program® (SOAP®) is not an option most residency candidates want to consider until they absolutely have to. And, that is very understandable! Thinking about the Post-Match may feel like thinking about the possibility of not receiving a Match through the Main Residency Match®, which can be a very scary
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Rank Order List: Hints and Tips

As Match Week approaches, it’s time to focus on the last task before the Main Match – creating your Rank Order List. What each applicant values most in choosing a residency program will vary based on the individual. However, there are still a few things that we recommend that everyone take into consideration when ranking
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Match A Resident’s Interview Prep

Are you doing everything you can to prepare for your residency interviews? Ensuring you are polished, prepared, and intentional in each residency interview is crucial. Here is how Match A Resident’s Interview Prep can help you learn and practice your interview skills, so you can make a positive and lasting impression. You’ll start by learning
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Nervous About Residency Interviews? Here Are Some Tips

Residency interviews can feel intimidating, and many candidates feel the pressure to perform their best in order to increase their chances of matching into that program. Unfortunately, candidates can often make mistakes that may harm them the day of the interview due to nerves or lack of preparation. Learn about the best ways to prepare
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Guide to Acing Your Residency Interview

You’re here. You’ve submitted your applications, you’ve paid the fees, and you’ve done everything you can to stand out on paper…and you got an interview invite! The residency interview is the next crucial step to matching into residency, so you want to be prepared to shine. Make sure to read everything you should know about
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Using Match A Resident’s New LINK Features

Introducing Match A Resident’s new LINK Features! What if, you could somehow know which residency programs have Matched with applicants from your medical school? Or if they’ve interviewed any IMGs from the country where your medical school is? What if you could somehow know if they’ve interviewed or even Matched with candidates who’ve had a
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