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Medical students and their supporters filled McNamara Alumni Center on Friday, March 17, 2017, to celebrate Match Day.

For students studying global health at the University of Minnesota, there’s a new partnership that’s poised to teach real-world lessons while expanding their education boundaries – literally.

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“We kind of have a choice of where we go to medical school, but with residency, it’s just up in the air. I make my list, the programs make their lists, it’s put into this magical box, and the result comes out.” On Friday, March 17, Victoria Black Horse will be alongside her classmates as she learns just where she will be spending her residency.

For Medical School student, Tim Kummer, March 17, 2017, will be the culmination of a non-traditional journey. "Match Day has kind of always been this off in the distance thing that didn’t ever actually seem real. Now that it is actually getting close, I feel general anxiety. All I want is for time to pass, so I know where I will be matched and can take the next step."

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