Using Match A Resident’s Rank Assist Feature

Ranking medical residency programs can be a challenge. However, with Match A Resident’s free Rank Assist Feature, we have helped streamline the way in which applicants rank programs. Using a proprietary comprehensive survey, alongside a rating (value) system, Rank Assist smoothly guides applicants through the process of analyzing, assessing, and of course, ranking their medical
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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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Understanding Residency Program Training Tracks

While applying to US medical residency programs, you may run into certain specialties and programs that offer more than one “track” or length of training. Below, we’ll help you understand how Residency Program Training Tracks work. So, understanding the difference in medical residency tracks is very relevant when you are researching different medical specialties. As
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How to Create and Certify a Rank Order List

Below is a Step-by-Step Guide for creating and certifying a Rank Order List (ROL) on NRMP®. Please note, there are two types of Rank Order Lists: Primary = Used to rank Categorical, Preliminary, or Advanced positions. Supplemental = If you have ranked an Advanced position, you may create a Supplemental list that only has Preliminary
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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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About Sending a Letter Of Intent

When the time for Rank Order List rolls around, there is one additional step residency candidates may take to further increase their standing with residency programs where they interviewed. Candidates can consider sending a Letter of Intent to programs they interviewed with to let them know they will be appearing on the candidate’s respective Rank Order
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What is the Rank Order List?

Every year, after filling out applications and completing residency interviews, the next step in the residency application process is to create and certify your Rank Order List (ROL) through NRMP®. This is a very important step towards participating in the Main Residency Match® in March. Rank Order Lists are created and certified by both residency
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Predicting the Post-Match SOAP: Be Prepared

The medical residency interview season is about to break for the holiday season. After the holidays, programs can still conduct interviews, but many programs will want to have their interviews all wrapped up for the opening of Rank Order List creation in January. Now is a good time to begin reflecting on your season, and
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Post-Interview Impressions Used to Rank Residency Candidates

Walking out of a residency interview can be filled with mixed emotions. You may feel confident you presented yourself well and made a connection with the program and the Program Director. Or, you may feel as though you could’ve put yourself out there more or answered a question differently. Even if a Program Director looks
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