Category: Residency Match

The NRMP Match Part 3: Tips for the Interview Trail

Say what you want about the weather, but it’s going to be 72 and fluorescent for a majority of your residency. – A surgery resident Part 3 is upon us! It’s out of order according to the plan laid out in my first post, but I don’t care! I make the rules around here! If

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The NRMP Match Part 2: My ERAS Application

n=1 I want you to remember that point for the entirety of your time reading this. This application is a sample size of 1. In contrast to the massive amount of data I provided in part 1, I am but a single data point in a sea of 40,000+ applicants. Therefore, you must take my

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The NRMP Match Part 1: Understanding the Statistics – “Will I match?”

Introduction Am I going to match? This is the question that medical students going into their 4th year ask themselves over and over, poring over every detail of themselves and their application with a fine tooth comb. Or in some cases, the big comb from Spaceballs. This post began in an airport in Lansing, Michigan (yes, who

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