Schedule of Dates

The 2019 Genetic Counseling Admissions Match


July, 2018 Program registration e-mails for participation in the Genetic Counseling Admissions (GC Admissions) Match are sent to Program Directors, who must complete the online registration process.
September 5, 2018

By this date, a list of programs participating in the Match will be available on this web site.

Match registration will open for applicants. Prior to registering, applicants should review the information in the Applicant Registration section of the Match web site.

Applicants must apply to programs independently of the Match. Application deadlines for programs vary; therefore, applicants should check with programs directly regarding their application requirements and deadline dates.

December 14, 2018 By this date, a list of registered applicants will be available in the NMS Match System for Program Directors to verify the Match Code Numbers of their applicants. The list will be updated in real-time as new applicants register for the Match. Applicants must be registered for the Match in order for their application to be considered by participating programs.
March 21, 2019 By this date, instructions for submitting Rank Order Lists and obtaining Match results will be provided to applicants and programs registered to participate in the Match.
April 2, 2019 The online NMS Match System will open on this date for Match participants to submit Rank Order Lists.
April 16, 2019 Rank Order List Deadline: Final date for submission of applicant and program Rank Order Lists. No Rank Order Lists, applicant or program registrations or withdrawals can be accepted after this date.
April 26, 2019

Results Release: The results of the Match are released to applicants and programs. No action to fill positions remaining unfilled after the Match is to be taken prior to 12:00 p.m. noon ET on this date.

Programs must send letters of confirmation to their matched applicants within 10 working days of the release of the results. Matched applicants must return the letter in accordance with the program's instructions within 17 working days of the release of the Match results, not later than May 21, 2019.

April 26 - May 31, 2019 Post-Match Process: Following release of the Match results, unmatched applicants are permitted to seek positions and programs are permitted to fill positions that remain available independently of the Match.
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