Residency Application Timeline for IMGs

The match process is one of the most exciting and scary couple of months during medical school. You put in all the hard work, now it is time to try and match in the specialty and the program of your dreams. Residency applications can be stressful, especially remembering the timeline and deadlines for the application, […]

Intelligent Questions to Ask in Your Residency Interview

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A highlight of my intern year was participating in applicant residency interviews. I won a prize for having the highest interviews-to-match ratio. Feels like a weird flex, I know, but bear with me. I had the task of rating applicants and trying to get a sense of their personality, work ethic, and gauging their level […]

First-Aid Step 2 CK – What to Know

7 min

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UWORLD, AMBOSS, Anki, Sketchy, Board and Beyond, OME…The list goes on and on when it comes to resources to use to study for the USMLE exams. Students often complain of resource overload and find it challenging to attribute the correct level of significance to each resource in helping them prepare for the tests. In this […]

Answering “Tell Me About Yourself” in Residency Interviews

11 min

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“Tell me about yourself.” A fair request, no doubt. Certainly makes you wonder why you spent countless hours writing and rewriting that blasted personal statement. The truth is that the “Tell me about yourself” question in residency interviews is meant to be more of an ice-breaker and not a deep dive into your life. This […]

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