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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What’s the difference between NRMP and ERAS?

Learning about the Residency Application process can be quite overwhelming. There are so many entities involved, multiple governing bodies, and even more requirements and eligibility rules. So what is the difference between NRMP® and ERAS anyway? What is the difference between ERAS and NRMP? The Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) is the residency application system
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Program Director Survey

NRMP Program Director Survey Results: 2021

Well-prepared residency candidates are those who apply with a strong, cohesive ERAS Application. To do this, it’s crucial to know what elements of the application Program Directors are most concerned with. The NRMP®’s 2021-22 Program Director Survey provides a wealth of information that can point you in the right direction. The NRMP® conducts a bi-annual
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Residency Interviews

Six Ways to Ace Your Residency Interviews

Interviewing with residency programs is one of the final bridges you’ll cross before Matching. It is the culmination of years of hard work, dedication, and, well, blood, sweat, and tears. With so much at stake, it’s no wonder many applicants feel nervous, anxious, and even some trepidation when facing interviews. Keep reading for six strategies
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interviewing with secondary specialties

Interviewing with Secondary Specialties

If you applied to more than one specialty, and your background and CV are better aligned with one than the other, it’s possible you’ll be asked by a program director if you are in fact applying to multiple fields. So, it’s important to be prepared for interviewing with secondary specialties. Be Upfront You might initially
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"Tell me about yourself."

Commonly Asked Residency Interview Questions: “Tell Me About Yourself.”

Perhaps one of the most difficult to answer interview questions is often the first asked: “Tell me about yourself.” In this blog, we’ll share strategies on how to prepare a winning answer to this question. Understand your interviewer’s intentions: “Tell me about yourself.” First, don’t misunderstand your interviewer’s intention when they ask you to “Tell
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"Why are you interested in our program?"

Common Residency Interview Questions: “Why are you interested in our program?”

When a program selects you for an interview, it’s because they’ve reviewed your application carefully and like what they see. It’s likely that if you asked the program, “Why me?” They’d have a good reason! So, when the program asks you “Why us?” be ready to wow them with your answer. This blog will help
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Residency Interview Prep: Steps for Success

You already know how important your residency interviews are. Still, you might be struggling when it comes to ensuring you are polished, prepared, and intentional in each residency interview. In this blog, we’ll share tips and advice so you can make a positive and lasting impression. Polished and Professional The first topic is how to
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