Overview for Applicants

2019 Genetic Counseling Admissions Match

The Match Process


   Register for the Match

Applicants must register online in the NMS Match System to participate in the GC Admissions Match. You must be registered for the Match in order for your applications to be considered by participating programs, to submit your Rank Order List, and to be ranked by programs. It is recommended that you register by December 14, 2018.

   Apply to Programs

Applications to programs are prepared and submitted independently of the Match. Check with each program directly regarding its application requirements, procedures and deadline dates.

   Submit Your Rankings

To participate in the Match, you must submit a Rank Order List on which you list your desired tracks, in numerical order of preference (first choice, second choice, etc.). Rank Order Lists are submitted online using the NMS Match System by the Rank Order List deadline.

   Get Your Results

Match results for the GC Admissions Match will be available on April 26, 2019.

Match result notification e-mails will be sent on April 26, 2019 with the intention of having all e-mails sent between 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m ET. Beginning at 12:00 p.m. noon ET, participants can log in to the NMS Match System to access their result online.

Key Dates

September 5, 2018
Applicant Registration opens.

September 5, 2018
List of Participating Programs is available.

December 14, 2018
Recommended date by which applicants should register.

April 2, 2019
NMS Match System opens to enter rankings.

April 16, 2019
Rank Order List deadline.
No applicant registration after this date.

April 26, 2019
Results released.

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