March 31, 2000
On Thursday, March 16, 146 members of the graduating class of the School of Medicine learned where they had been accepted to perform their residency training.
Following is some information about this year's Match Day ceremony:
Percentage of students that were matched with one of their top three choices: 88 percent
First choice: 71 percent
Second choice: 12 percent
Third choice: 5 percent
Top three states for Tulane residency appointments: Louisiana: 32 California: 20 Texas: 8
Military matches: 12 Army: 8 Navy: 4
Again, Tulane students beat the national average for matching with one of their top-three choices. The National Resident Matching Program reported that 86 percent of seniors matched with one of their first three choices and 62 percent matched with their first choice.
Eighty-eight percent of Tulane seniors matched with one of their first three choices and 71 percent matched with their first choice.
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