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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Why Didn’t I Match? 14 Reasons You Could Have Failed to Match

If you are a residency re-applicant, understanding why previous attempts were not successful is imperative. 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 strategy. Some potential weaknesses that
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Analysis of Residency Interview Activity by Medical Specialty

Analysis of Residency Interview Activity by Medical Specialty

After you’ve applied to residency programs and while you are waiting for interview invitations, there are many questions you may think about. For example, you may wonder about the ratio between the number of applications programs receive versus how many invitations are sent out, and when the bulk of the interview invitations are extended versus
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Complete Guide to Contacting Residency Programs Directly

Residency candidates have endless questions about the best way to contact residency programs. “When do I contact programs?” Who do I speak with?” “How do I contact them?” Below is a complete guide to contacting residency programs. Why & When The motivations that bring residency candidates to contact residency programs directly can vary depending on
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2018-17 Residency Application Season

How to Start Preparing for the 2019-20 Residency Application Season

The 2018-19 Residency Application Season has come to an end. This means it’s time to start thinking about the upcoming 2019-20 Application Cycle. Whether this is your first Match Season or you will be reapplying, just thinking about starting the residency application can be a little daunting. Below you will find a suggested timeline to
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Fees US MEDICAL RESIDENCY APPLICATION

Fees for the 2016-17 US Medical Residency Application Season

Becoming a doctor or medical professional to help heal the sick and tend to the injured is a beautiful dream. But, this dream does not come without a price. Many medical residency applicants applying for US residency positions are unaware of the financial hurdles posed by the residency application process. As you prepare for the
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Writing the Best Thank You Letter After an Interview

After you return from the residency program interview, it is vital to send a Thank You Letter. A Thank You Letter may not be a “required” part of the residency application process, but it is an important gesture that demonstrates your dedication and determination. Not only that, but it may also improve a program’s impression
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