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Question what is a prematch?

is it like interview?
or a promise of residency without interview?
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When a prematch is offered to you, you sign the contract with the residency program without going into NRMP matching.

For more information about that, click the Pre-Match tag link at the bottom of this thread.

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When a prematch is offered to you, you sign the contract with the residency program without going into NRMP matching.

For more information about that, click the Pre-Match tag link at the bottom of this thread.

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i ve heard tht it will no longer be possible from next year onwards it ws not from a reliable source i want to know about it.
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i ve heard tht it will no longer be possible from next year onwards it ws not from a reliable source i want to know about it.
Yes. That's correct.
Read our USMLE News section scroll down to the news number 8

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Default what does this mean?

does it mean that competition is becoming higher?
or it s just to preserve competition till the end?
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does it mean that competition is becoming higher?
or it s just to preserve competition till the end?
Prematches are unfair for the candidate therefore they stopped it.
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http://www.usmle-forums.com/residenc...-prematch.html

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