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The Biggest Residency Interview Trail Mistake

The Biggest Residency Interview Trail Mistake

Marathons suck. The first few miles feel like a stampede, as the hordes of runners jostle for position. If you’re lucky, the next few miles go well, but by the end of the race, your body breaks down and the pain becomes intolerable.

Marathons also kick ass. You get to push yourself to your limits, see a city from a different point of view, and do something you will remember for the rest of your life.

Do MDs really have more success than DOs in residency applications?

Do MDs really have more success than DOs in residency applications?

By: Ryan Kelly

This week we want to go deeper with our numbers and compare statistics of MD and DO schools. These statistics can be hard to find, since a) only some med schools release their match information, and b) even those that do release it differently. To try to sort out the spectrum of different schools, we chose four schools that release their match information on their website ...

Highly Recommended: Which Medical Schools Help Students Get into Top Residency Programs?

Highly Recommended: Which Medical Schools Help Students Get into Top Residency Programs?

By: Ryan Kelly & Rob Humbracht

Why do you want to go to medical school? “Duh,” you might say. “Because I want to become a doctor.” But not all medical schools are equally successful at helping their students become doctors. Most US MD schools have a solid match list - approximately 94% as of last year - but it’s a self-selecting group. If you’re graduating from a top medical school, you might go for your number one choice of dermatology, but if you graduate from a school that’s not as well regarded, then perhaps you might settle for internal medicine.