National Matching Services


Applicants NMS Match System Guide

The 2018 Genetic Counseling Admissions Match


Log In

  • Access NMS Match System

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

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

  • Forgot Password

    If you do not know your password, please use the forgot password option available on the NMS Match System login page.

Dashboard

After you log into the NMS Match System you are presented with a Dashboard. The Dashboard shows your current participation Status in the Match and Rankings Status.

  • Change your Participation Status

    The Status section 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 for the Match, you must withdraw from the Match.

    Read about withdrawing.

    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.

    If you have withdrawn, but now intend to submit a Rank Order List in the Match, you should reinstate yourself to participate in the Match. 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.
  • Rank Order List Status

    The Rankings section of the Dashboard provides a summary of your Rank Order List information. The summary information shows the number of ranks on your Rank Order List and whether or not your Rank Order List is certified for use in the Match.

    More information about entering your rankings will be available by March 22, 2018.

Edit Your Account Information

You can change your e-mail, password and security questions in the Account section, which is accessed by selecting the appropriate option from the menu.

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

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

Edit Your Profile Information

Your Profile information is accessed by selecting the appropriate option from the menu, and includes your personal information as well as your undergraduate and graduate education information.

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

  • Change Profile Information
    • 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.

You should 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.

Enter Your Rankings

Key Dates

NMS Match System Opens For RankingsMarch 29, 2018
Rank Order List DeadlineApril 13, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. ET

Enter, Edit and Print Your Rank Order List

More information and instructions about entering your rankings will be available by March 22, 2018.

Log Out

For security reasons, you should end each session on the NMS Match System by selecting Log Out.

System Requirements

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

  • System 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 in order for the NMS Match System to function correctly.

Technical Support

The NMS Match System includes Help screens and tooltips marked by the tooltip icon (?) that can be displayed from within the system. In addition, if you have questions concerning your use of the NMS Match System, you can call NMS for technical support from 10:00 a.m. ET through 4:00 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, at 800-461-6322. You can also send a question by e-mail to gcadmissions@natmatch.com.

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