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Overview for Applicants

The 2018 APPIC Match

Applicants must register online to participate in the Match. Only registered applicants can enter a Rank Order List and be ranked by programs for the Match. It is recommended that you register for the Match by December 1, 2017.

No applicant registrations for the Match can be accepted after February 7, 2018.

About Registration  |  Eligible Doctoral Programs  |  Subscribe to MATCH-NEWS  |  Schedule of Dates  |  Participating Internships  |  Withdraw from the Match

Applications to programs are prepared and submitted independent of the Match. Applications must be sent through the AAPI Online application service sponsored by APPIC. Check with each training site directly regarding its application requirements and deadline dates.

About Applications  |  Sending Applications Using AAPI Online  |  Participating Internships  |  Applying to Non-Match Internships

To participate in the Match, you must enter a Rank Order List on which you list your desired programs, 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 for each Phase of the Match.

About Rankings  |  NMS Match System Instructions  |  Participating Internships  |  Participating as a Couple  |  Withdraw from the Match

Phase I results are released on February 23, 2018. Phase II results are released on March 26, 2018.

Match results are delivered by e-mail and are also accessible online via the NMS Match System.

About Results  |  Information on Positions Available After Each Phase of the Match


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