About the Author

Leslie C, MD

As a Phi Beta Kappa graduate from University of Texas at Austin, Leslie Chang revieved her BS in Biochemistry with honors in 2013. Upon gradutation, Leslie began studying medicine at Duke University School of Medicine. In 2016, she was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society, and in 2018, she recieved her MD. She was involved in clinical research at the Duke Clinical Research Institute and is a published academic author and her work can be found here. Currently, Leslie is currently an Internal Medicine Resident at Harvard’s Massachusetts General Hospital (#2 Ranked program)

Post Interview Communication: The Residency Thank You Letter

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post residency interview

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Feeling the silence and uncertainty between your last interview and Match day? If you’re wondering if you should or shouldn’t reach out to send a quick residency thank you letter to the program for their time during interview day, here’s what you need to know. 

What to Look For in a Residency Program

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What to look for in a residency program

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Residency application is fast approaching and students need to decide which programs they want to apply to and ultimately interview at. When compiling a list of these programs, there are several key factors that ought to be kept in mind.

How to Make Your Residency Rank List

6 min

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You’ve spent countless hours pouring over every word in your ERAS application and personal statement, you’ve traveled far and wide to be wined and dined and interviewed, and you feel that you’ve taken one too many hospital tours in the past few months. Well, congratulations, now, the fun begins… let’s talk rank list.

How Many Residency Programs & Where to Apply

6 min

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The most important step in deciding where to apply for residency is an honest evaluation of what specialty you are applying to. While it can be hard sometimes to “get real” with yourself about your USMLE scores, distinguishing features, etc. this step is critical because it can determine whether you match or not.

Residency Application Timeline: What To Do When

9 min

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An Overview of the Residency Application Cycle Preparing to apply for residency can seem like a very intimidating and daunting task in a medical student’s career. As soon as your medical school gives its first “residency talk”, many students become overwhelmed and feel a sense of panic. When do I...

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