How to Write a Personal Statement Hook

21 min

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Personal Statement Hook for residency application

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If possible, the personal statement for your medical school or residency application should start with you, in your underwear and a gas mask, crashing an RV in the middle of the desert. Let me explain.

Here’s How Residency Programs Rank Applicants

12 min

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Applying to residency can feel like playing “pin the tail on the donkey” - blindfolded applicants aimlessly wandering, hoping they are stepping closer to securing a spot in the residency of their dreams. We are here to remove the proverbial blindfold and shed important light on this seemingly mysterious process!...

The Ins and Outs of Virtual Residency Application Season

10 min

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Virtual Residency Application

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Wondering how the virtual residency application season is going to be different from prior years? So are we! We asked some of our students and resident tutors the questions you want answers to.

How to Use the AAMC Residency Explorer Tool

9 min

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AAMC residency explorer

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To help MD, DO, and IMG applicants make better-informed decisions about which residency program to apply to, the AAMC has partnered with 8 national boards and associations to develop a useful tool for all residency applicants: Residency Explorer

Residency Matching: How to Cancel an Interview the Right Way

cancel Residency Interview

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After four years of college, four years of medical school, countless research projects and long hours shadowing you finally got a residency interview and you want to cancel it?! Yes, it happens. And here’s how to respectfully decline.

A Quick PSA on Post Residency Interview Communication

6 min

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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 thank-you 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.

Acceptance Factors for Matching into a Transitional Year (TY) Residency

11 min

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1566 Views

The NRMP Program directors survey “at a glance” tool is extremely helpful in gauging where your application packet stands compared to the applicant pool. Here are the major components to consider when applying into Transitional Year.

What You Need to Match into Family Medicine for Residency

10 min

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2181 Views

The NRMP Program directors survey “at a glance” tool is extremely helpful in gauging where your application packet stands compared to the applicant pool. Here are the major components to consider when applying into Family Medicine.

Acceptance Factors for Matching into Dermatology for Residency

10 min

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2530 Views

The NRMP Program directors survey “at a glance” tool is extremely helpful in gauging where your application packet stands compared to the applicant pool. Here are the major components to consider when applying into Dermatology.

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