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i wanted to know the difference between applying to categorical vs prelim program??
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Categorical programs are designated for complete training (3-5 years). Prelim programs are un-designated, 1 year positions that are typically done for those who matched to an advance position (pgy-2) and need a pgy-1 for now.
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