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Old 01-26-2013
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hope everyone is having a good match season.
i had applied for match this year but its been relatively tough.
I am hoping that i don't have to go in for SOAP.But just in case i have to can anyone let me know certain steps that increase your chances in post match.
And if i don't get matched what will be the best way to improve chances next year as in :
1.research and if this how to look for one
2.observership can we look for paid research or even unpaid for that matter?

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Old 01-27-2013
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Hey keep your head up and keep going. With that being said I think it would help people answer your questions with a little more info:
What are your scores like? Do you have an publications? Visa status? Research? What are you applying to?
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