Episode 37: This video podcast will explain how many residency programs you should apply to based on your categorical background (allopath, osteopath, Caribbean, IMG, etc.) Based on the match rates of each category, general guidelines have emerged on the optimal number of applications needed to give you a statistical advantage to match to one program.
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CATEGORY NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS RECOMMENDED
US Allopaths 20-30
US Osteopaths 50-75
US Intern’l/Caribbean 100-120