How to Prepare for Residency Match Day

An excited residency applicant learning that she matched for residency.

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The day you have been waiting for has finally arrived! You have spent years training to become a doctor. And in just a few days or weeks, you will learn on Match Day where you will spend the next few years of your life as a practicing physician in residency....

What is Thalamus and Will It Help You Schedule Your Residency Interviews?

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A residency applicant conducting her virtual interview on the Thalamus platform.

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You’ve done it! After spending countless hours studying for in-class examinations, taking two United States Medical Licensing Exams, and dominating your clinical rotations, you have applied to residency! And now as the interview invitations pour in. You may be curious about managing interview scheduling and keeping track of dates and...

To SOAP or Not to SOAP? Is SOAPing Right for You?

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Two medical residents working in a hospital after having matched to residency through the SOAP.

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After going partially unmatched during Match Week, I relied on the advice of trusted mentors, residents who had SOAPed, and internet forums to help me decide whether I should put myself through the SOAP. Fortunately for me, most of the advice I received was good advice. Yet, I had no...

Dual Applying vs. Combined Residency Programs: Applying in Multiple Specialties

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A medical school senior contemplating what specialties she should apply to for residency, and whether she should opt for dual applying or for combined residency programs.

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We are thrilled to bring you another recorded session from Elite Medical Prep's Residency Roundtable series. This session, titled "Dual Apply for Residency - Applying in More Than One Specialty" is hosted by Dr. Brittany Glassberg and Dr. Savannah M. Alvarado. In this session, Dr. Glassberg and Dr. Alvarado share...

Acceptance Factors for Matching into Internal Medicine Residency

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An internal medicine resident and her patient.

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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 Internal Medicine.

How to Match into a Neurology Residency Program

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Neurology resident looking at a model of a brain.

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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 Neurology.

2023 Top Most IMG Friendly Residency Specialties

A globe, stethoscope and hear plushy.

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Moving to a different country can be scary, and for an IMG applying for residency in the US may certainly be stress-inducing. With this blog post, we hope to help ease your stress and suggest some of the most IMG-friendly residency specialties you should consider applying to this year! For...

DO Residency Talk

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A team of DO residents in a hospital wearing lab coats.

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Elite Medical Prep recently hosted a roundtable event dedicated to the intricate aspects of residency applications, providing participants with insights into the application cycle. This session was hosted by Dr. Janet Tam and Dr. Jim Devanney. The discussion spanned topics ranging from exam preferences to specialty considerations, encompassing vital factors...

How to Use the AAMC Residency Explorer Tool

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A residency applicant at their interview.

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Let’s talk about using memory palaces to memorize information for your medical school exams! The idea here is to create a visual vocabulary that is distinct and fun – something you enjoy making, something that will stick in your mind, something that clearly represents the information you’re memorizing.

Residency Virtual Interviews

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Elite Medical Prep's residency roundtable event "Residency Virtual Interviews" opening slide introducing the speakers.

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Elite Medical Prep recently hosted a roundtable event dedicated to the intricate aspects of residency applications, providing participants with insights into the application cycle. The recorded session from this roundtable event is centered on the topic of the residency virtual interview and is hosted by Dr. Christina Boada and Dr....

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