Account User Guide for Applicants

The 2022 Genetic Counseling Admissions Match


Account User Guide for Applicants

The 2022 Genetic Counseling Admissions Match


Access the System

  • Log In to the NMS Match System

    You can access the NMS Match System by selecting the Log In option in the menubutton in the top-right corner of the screen.

    To log in to the NMS Match System you will need to enter your email address and the password that you set up in the system.

  • Forgot Password?

    If you do not recall your password, please use the Forgot Password? link provided on the NMS Match System login page and follow the instructions to reset your password.

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Manage Your Match Information

  • Email, Password, Security Questions

    You can change your email, password and security questions in the Account section, which is accessed from the menu in the NMS Match System.

    You can update your Account information prior to the Rank Order List deadline. If you change your email or password, you will have to use the new values the next time you log in to the NMS Match System.

    Ensure the email address used for your account is valid as all Match communications, including your Match result, will be sent to that email address.

    To change your email, password and security questions:

    • Select Account from the menu.
    • Select the Edit button next to the information you want to change.
    • Update information, and press the Save button.

    Detailed instructions about the content to be entered into each field can be found by pressing the tooltip icon (?) next to the field name.

  • Personal and Education Information

    You can change your personal information, including your undergraduate and graduate education information, in the Profile section, which is accessed from the menu in the NMS Match System.

    You can update your Profile information prior to the Rank Order List deadline.

    You must enter your GRE scores into the NMS Match System if you have applied to a US-based program and have not received a prior exemption from all the programs where you applied.

    You should also ensure that phone number(s) are on file where you can be reached during the period from submission of your Rank Order List until release of the Match results, in case questions arise regarding your Rank Order List.

    To change your profile information

    • Select Account from the menu.
    • Select the Edit button next to the information you want to change.
    • Update information, and press the Save button.

    Detailed instructions about the content to be entered into each field can be found by pressing the tooltip icon (?) next to the field name.

  • Participation Status - Withdraw or Reinstate

    The Status section of the Dashboard shows your participation status in the Match. All registered applicants who intend to submit a Rank Order List for the Match should have a status of Active.

    If you do not intend to submit a Rank Order List, you must withdraw from the Match. If you withdraw, but later decide to submit a Rank Order List for the Match, you should reinstate yourself to participate in the Match prior to the Rank Order List deadline.

    To withdraw from the Match:

    • Select the Edit button in the Status section of the Dashboard.
    • Select a reason for withdrawing.
    • Enter your password and press Submit.
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    To reinstate yourself in the Match:

    • Select the Edit button in the Status section of the Dashboard
    • Follow the instructions provided on the screen to complete the reinstatement process.

Browser Requirements

The online NMS Match System is designed to be used with the security and features of modern web browsers.

  • Browser Requirements

    We recommend using the most up to date version of one of the following browsers:


    If you access the system with a browser that is not in the list above, or with a browser that is significantly out of date, you may see warning messages and experience problems.

    You must have JavaScript enabled and accept cookies for the NMS Match System to function correctly.








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