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Residency applicants need access to reliable, consistent, and detailed residency program minimum requirements. Program websites often lack essential details or are outdated. Other residency lists have only partial information for many programs.Match A Resident believes that knowing accurate and detailed minimum requirements is essential for applying to compatible programs only, thus saving applicants hundreds of hours and thousands of dollars.
Match A Resident spends about 6-8 weeks each year by calling programs directly in order to have in-depth conversations with programs over the phone.
Our professionally trained update team is able to determine strict cutoffs versus flexible preferences for many core residency application criteria.
Match A Resident Customized Lists are dynamic, in that as soon as a program is updated, any changes are reflected in the system and Member Lists are automatically updated.
Match A Resident focuses on what really matters for applicants - residency program minimum requirements.
Let’s look at an example program to help highlight why Match A Resident’s concise information is critical for making residency application decisions, as opposed to public databases whose information may be vague or generic.
The most important factor of our update process is our ability to truly determine preferences versus requirements, as the majority of our updates happen directly over the phone with program coordinators. Plus, we can add additional information and commentary based on these phone calls regarding individual criteria or the program as a whole.
Match A Resident Lists are Customized to each individual applicant based on their profile - including USMLE® scores, USCE, time since graduation, visa requirements, and applicant type.
All irrelevant and incompatible programs will be removed from your List. Plus, members have the ability to further narrow and refine their residency application choices with Additional Filters and supplemental tools based on years of reliable data.
Each program also has a Compatibility Score as well as the potential for an Interview-Link - indicating that the program has interviewed a certain number of candidates like you in the past.
We also collect Additional Information about the residency program, the hospital, and the surrounding region.
Plus, residency applicants both benefit from and enjoy reading the thousands of Interview Experiences we have collected.
Watch how to optimize your Match A Resident Customized Residency List to find the very best programs for you in only about 2 minutes!