Letter to the Editor
Where Did All of the Students Go?
AbstractTo the Editor: As a result of the 2015 National Resident Matching Program’s Main Residency Match, nearly 17,000 US applicants matched, as did 9000 others, for the nearly 27,000 first-year positions that were offered.1 Those who did not match in the first round would have had few alternatives before the creation of the Supplemental Acceptance and Offer Program (SOAP). Initially, those individuals included applicants who were unmatched from various program backgrounds, those who withdrew, and those who submitted a no-rank list. According to the Table,2,3 slightly more than 0.25% represents the total of each column for non-US applicants.
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