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Match Resources for Students

From guides to research to apps to help you match, the AAFP and other organizations have you covered:

Read Strolling Through the Match(10 MB PDF)
This essential Match guidebook is updated each year and includes chapters with advice on choosing a specialty and making the most of every year of med school.

Use the For Students tool in the AAFP app
Filter, find, and favorite residency programs, and store notes and photos for each program you're interested in. The AAFP app also lets you build custom question lists for interview season. 

Attend National Conference
It's never to early to start considering your options. Come to National Conference each summer and meet more than 400 residency programs and explore the specialty of family medicine.

Access the AAMC's Apply Smart data(students-residents.aamc.org)
This data can help you determine how many programs to apply to and avoid over- or underapplying.

Get familiar with the NRMP Match calendar(www.nrmp.org)
The NRMP, which conducts the Main Residency Match, provides updated calendars each year, and serves as a resource for Match rules, yearly trends, and more.

Access more resources from the AAFP—become a member!

One in four medical students joins the AAFP. We offer valuable benefits and opportunities aimed at helping you get the most out of your time in medical school.

Membership is free for U.S. medical students.
Sign up today to start exploring family medicine.