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VIRMP Match Statistics for Vet Students

Posted by Cathy Barnette on Dec 24, 2020 7:14:55 AM

As you enter the home stretch of the match application period, you may find yourself wondering if your application efforts (not to mention the expense!) will actually pay off and result in an internship.

Fortunately, the VIRMP releases an annual report highlighting the most recent year’s Match Statistics, which can provide helpful information to help you assess your odds of matching to an internship or residency.

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Topics: VIRMP

A Look at Internship Match Statistics for Veterinary Students

Posted by Flavia Vaduva on Sep 23, 2019 5:19:53 PM

Are the odds in your favor? 

If you’re a senior vet student wondering whether or not you should apply to an internship, it’s important to get the facts. Apply to internships through the VIRMP is not an easy task. The application process calls for an essay, letters of recommendation and careful selection of programs, among other requirements.

It is also not an inexpensive task, depending on the number of programs you plan to apply to. Naturally, you may want to know if the odds of matching to a program are in your favor.

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Topics: Match Statistics, VIRMP

Are you a Vet Student Thinking about Applying to an Internship?

Posted by Flavia Vaduva on Sep 16, 2019 7:13:26 PM

Are you a 4th year vet student thinking about applying to an internship? With so many options, how do you narrow down where to apply?

Start by taking these factors into account in your decision-making process!

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Topics: VIRMP

VIRMP®  Personal Statement: Dos and Don'ts

Posted by Cathy Barnette on Sep 8, 2019 5:30:59 PM

If you’re planning to pursue an internship or residency after vet school, you have probably already started working on your VIRMP® Application Packet. This packet, which is sent to each program to which you apply, contains your application form, transcripts, CV, letters of reference, and your personal statement.(1) 

The personal statement acts as a cover letter for your application packet. Its goal is to provide a better picture of you as an applicant.

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The Match: FAQs About the VIRMP

Posted by Cathy Barnette on Sep 3, 2019 8:18:07 AM
If you’re planning to pursue an internship after vet school, you’ve probably heard of the Veterinary Internship and Residency Matching Program, also known as “The VIRMP” or “The Match.” 
The VIRMP is designed to create an optimal match between internship/residency candidates and available programs.
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Topics: VIRMP

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