The Couple’s Matching process feels more like a slot machine than a matching service.   Here is the second half of our NRMP Couple’s Matching Tips for your medical residency! You can find the first five tips in Part 1 here. Also check out our other posts on matching, like our initial matching strategy and our…Continue Reading “NRMP Couples Matching Tips (Part 2)”

Audition Rotations

During your fourth year, many students plan on doing one or more rotations outside of their home medical school. Often termed “Aways” or “Audition” rotations, these months can help you show interest in programs that may otherwise not grant you an interview invitation. Most allopathic (MD) students do one or two away rotations, while Osteopathic…Continue Reading “How to Schedule and Plan for Your Audition Rotations”

When preparing to travel, lay out all of your clothes and all your money. Then take half the clothes and twice the money. – Susan Heller          I can’t believe we’ve gone this long without posting. You’d think that with all the sitting in airports or waiting the few hours before/after an…Continue Reading “Travel Tips and Mid Interview Season Update!”

Ophthalmology Surgery Residents

  A big change is coming to the way medical students are paired (matched) with post-graduate training positions (residencies). Historically, there have been two “matches”: the smaller Osteopathic only match, and the larger ACGME match that allows both traditional Allopathic (MD) and Osteopathic (DO) graduates to participate. The two different match programs also have two…Continue Reading “Is This the End of Osteopathic Surgery?”