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Steps to Becoming an MTR Teacher

Thank you for your interest in our residency program. We are now accepting applications for the next residency year which begins on May 31, 2018. Please read these Steps to Becoming an MTR Teacher, familiarize yourself with the process, and start your application when you are ready. If you have questions before starting, please indicate your interest or ask a question here.

The steps below communicate our timeline and schedule for the application and selection process. Once you have submitted your online application, you can expect to hear from an MTR recruiter who will continue to walk you through our process and be available for individual questions.

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Countdown to March 4, 2018 Application Deadline:

Ways to Learn More:

1. Ways to Learn More:

Online Application:

Apply to MTR with:

  • Academic history, GPA and resume
  • Submit written essays
  • List three references
  • Upload unofficial transcript(s) as pdf(s)

Deadlines for the two application seasons are November 12, 2017 and March 4, 2018.

2. Online Application:

Apply to MTR with:

  • Academic history, GPA and resume
  • Submit written essays
  • List three references
  • Upload unofficial transcript(s) as pdf(s)

Deadlines for the two application seasons are November 12, 2017 and March 4, 2018.

Recommendations:

Applicants will need to list three different people who will serve as a reference for them. MTR will email your references and ask them to answer several questions and write your recommendation. Check the completion status of your three recommendations by logging in here.

3. Recommendations:

Applicants will need to list three different people who will serve as a reference for them. MTR will email your references and ask them to answer several questions and write your recommendation. Check the completion status of your three recommendations by logging in here.

Video Interviews:

Invited applicants record a video interview responding to prompted questions.

4. Video Interviews:

Invited applicants record a video interview responding to prompted questions.

Selection Weekend:

Qualifying applicants are invited to attend an interview weekend held in Memphis in either December or March.

5. Selection Weekend:

Qualifying applicants are invited to attend an interview weekend held in Memphis in either December or March.

Offers and Decisions:

Selection Weekend attendees are notified of their acceptance status within the following week.

6. Offers and Decisions:

Selection Weekend attendees are notified of their acceptance status within the following week.

Get Ready for Memphis:

  • Move-in starts Memorial Weekend
  • Orientation begins the first week of June

7. Get Ready for Memphis:

  • Move-in starts Memorial Weekend
  • Orientation begins the first week of June

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