101 Tips to Getting the Residency You Want: A Guide for by M.D. John Canady

By M.D. John Canady

Every year, greater than 15,000 U.S. scientific students—along with greater than 18,000 graduates of overseas clinical faculties and colleges of osteopathic medicine—take half within the nationwide Residency Matching software, vying for a small variety of positions within the usa. during this keenly aggressive atmosphere, they search each virtue they could get. in line with greater than twenty years of expertise getting ready applicants for residency courses, John Canady has built a concise useful advisor to creating one’s manner in the course of the maze of residency purposes and interviews. Guiding residency candidates previous the pitfalls in all points of the method, one zero one find out how to Getting the Residency you will have comprises sections on tried-and-true tools for senior yr making plans, the significance of networking, tips for interviewing, useful suggestion for carefree go back and forth, and directions for follow-up to out-of-town rotations and interviews. This consultant covers the do’s and don’ts that might maximize each one applicant’s possibilities and exposes the typical errors which may destroy an software despite the easiest grades and try rankings.

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By M.D. John Canady

Every year, greater than 15,000 U.S. scientific students—along with greater than 18,000 graduates of overseas clinical faculties and colleges of osteopathic medicine—take half within the nationwide Residency Matching software, vying for a small variety of positions within the usa. during this keenly aggressive atmosphere, they search each virtue they could get. in line with greater than twenty years of expertise getting ready applicants for residency courses, John Canady has built a concise useful advisor to creating one’s manner in the course of the maze of residency purposes and interviews. Guiding residency candidates previous the pitfalls in all points of the method, one zero one find out how to Getting the Residency you will have comprises sections on tried-and-true tools for senior yr making plans, the significance of networking, tips for interviewing, useful suggestion for carefree go back and forth, and directions for follow-up to out-of-town rotations and interviews. This consultant covers the do’s and don’ts that might maximize each one applicant’s possibilities and exposes the typical errors which may destroy an software despite the easiest grades and try rankings.

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This also seems to happen much more with flights with less passenger tra≤c. 56 Be on the lookout for overbooked flights An overbooked flight can either be a headache or a gift horse, depending upon your situation. If you get bumped from a flight, you have rights to compensation, but if you miss your interview, the compensation the airline is required to give you is peanuts compared to what you have potentially lost by missing the interview (see following tip for suggestions on how to get what the airlines owe you).

Everyone will have a little di≠erent slant on what is going on within a given program and no one will likely be totally right or totally wrong. What you are looking for is not a single opinion in this process, but a trend of opinions one way or the other. If three or four people at di≠erent levels in a given program are telling you something (either good or bad), you should pay attention to what they are saying. Conversely, an isolated negative comment from an individual sta≠ member or resident that is not supported by similar comments from others probably doesn’t deserve a lot of weight in your decision process.

These sites may try to direct you to a particular airline or particular connections. This can be as subtle as how the order of 44 t r a v e l flight choices is displayed and which airlines/flights are listed first. If you are booking your tickets yourself, you should always check several sites to try and find the best deal. If you choose to use an on-line travel site, find out if they have an emergency number to call if you have travel problems (see tip 51). 50 Know not only what flight you are taking, but what the alternates are Use the on-line airline trip planners to get your itinerary and also to get alternate flights between the airports you will be using.

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