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IMGs Applying to Residency: What Happens When You Don't Match?

Posted by Team Thalamus on Apr 15, 2019 6:56:48 AM

This post is all about perspective. In the short term, the odds do not favor international medical graduates (IMGs) matching—94% of AMGs match compared to 60% of IMGs. That is a tough pill to swallow. It is heartbreaking.

Topics: Match Day

What to Do If You Don't Match into Residency Program At All

Posted by Team Thalamus on Apr 1, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Not matching is rough. First, we suggest that you take some time to dust yourself off and let the shock fade away.

Topics: Match Day

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Posted by Team Thalamus on Mar 29, 2019 5:10:07 PM

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Topics: GME

Post-Match Day Blues: What to DO When You Don't Get into the Right Medical Program

Posted by Team Thalamus on Mar 26, 2019 3:03:20 PM

We know how it feels. Match Day is widely celebrated as a day of absolute joy—crying at the podium, jumping for joy in high heels, and then covering your mouth with your cupped hands. “It was my number one choice,” all your classmates seem to say. For some, that’s the reality.

Topics: Match Day

Preparing for Your GME Program: What to Do After Match Day

Posted by Team Thalamus on Mar 18, 2019 1:07:31 PM

Life can be quite sweet after Match Day. Med school until this point at times feels like puberty. There’s the awkwardness and anxiety, the funny-looking short-white-coat fashion and the clumsiness of not knowing which side is left on a CT scan. But after opening that Match Day envelope (or email), things change! There’s a bit of certainty and a major reality check—we know where we are going to spend the next three to eight years of our lives.

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