2019-2020 Residency Application Cycle: Complete IMG Timeline and Checklist

IMG U.S. Medical Residency Application Timeline and Checklist Know what you need to do and when to do it! The Residency Application Cycle can be confusing and difficult to navigate. Below is a timeline of events with additional suggested actions per time period for the Main Residency Match® Season from start to finish for International
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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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not get residency interviews

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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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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Residency candidates who have received interview invitations

Mid-Season 2017: Common Case Scenarios, Questions, and Answers

It is now late October, and there are a variety of questions residency candidates may have at this time of the residency application season. Candidate circumstances are across the board with where they stand and the progress they have made. There are those who have a number of residency interviews, those who have few or
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After the Residency Interview and Writing the Thank You Letter

After the Residency Interview and Writing the Thank You Letter

What to Do After the Interview A lot of work may go into preparing for your residency interview and performing well throughout the interview day, but the work is not yet over after the interview. You may be tired after your interview, but there are some steps you can take to help make the Thank
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Residency Program Interviews

The Most Important Do’s and Don’ts on your Residency Program Interviews Day

Residency program interviews can be intimidating and many residency candidates feel the pressure to perform their best in order to increase their chances of matching into that residency program. Unfortunately, residency candidates can often make mistakes that may harm them the day of the interview due to stress, nerves, or lack of preparation. In order
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