Medical school admissions committees are looking for students with both academic and character excellence, and while your GPA and MCAT scores demonstrate your academic rank, your written application and interviews can help demonstrate your character.
Matching into a residency program can feel a little bit like “pin the tail on the donkey”-- you’re hoping for the best match but feeling a little blindfolded as the process is really out of your hands and within the hands of the matching algorithm. The residency application process is extensive and takes time to compile documents, write personal statements, and take tests. Sometimes it’s hard to prioritize what you should focus your energy on the most! In this blog post, we want to highlight how the match process works as well as what program directors rank most important in [...]
[fsn_row][fsn_column width="12"][fsn_text] You’ve spent months preparing paperwork, doing research, taking your board exams, and submitting your applications—and it’s finally time for your residency interviews. These interviews give you the chance to find out more about the programs you’re interested in, as well as giving those programs a chance to really learn more about you. Knowing how to prepare and what to anticipate during these interviews will only give you more confidence during these meetings. So in this blog post, we want to talk about what to expect during your interview day and give you 5 tips to help [...]