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The National Residency Matching Program, NRMP: First-Generation Medical Students Match to a Residency Program

Fourth-year medical students look forward to Match Day. Match Day is the day they find out where their residency training will take place, in the specialty of their choosing, after they graduate medical school. Medical Student participation in Match Day is part of the National Residency Matching Program. 

The AAMCNews interviewed eight first-generation medical students who share their experiences about medical school and their plans for the road ahead. 

Read the Inspiring Stories From Eight First-Generation Medical Students  

AAMC Tools and Resources for First-Generation Medical Students 


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About the author: The Texas Health Education Service amplifies TMDSAS and JAMP’s missions to serve students, collegiate advisors, and professional schools in Texas by providing students with accurate educational resources to enhance their preparation for a career in the health professions, and supporting efforts by advisors and professional schools to reach students and enrich the applicant pool.

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