Residency candidates who have received interview invitations

Mid-Season 2017: Common Case Scenarios, Questions, and Answers

It is now late October, and there are a variety of questions residency candidates may have at this time of the residency application season. Candidate circumstances are across the board with where they stand and the progress they have made. There are those who have a number of residency interviews, those who have few or
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MyERAS 2017-2018

MyERAS Application: How to Fill Out the Experiences Section

Advice for Completing the Experiences Section of the MyERAS Application The MyERAS Common Application (Now called the MyERAS Application) is a section of your ERAS account that is meant to cover all of the basic information programs would need to know about your personal and professional background. If programs want, they can also view the
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US Clinical Experience (USCE) is defined as hands on experience working with patients conducted in a US medical environment

US Clinical Experience (USCE): What Counts and What Doesn’t?

Whether you’re a brand new International Medical Graduate (IMG) who is fresh out of medical school or a practicing doctor with 30 years under their belt, all IMGs must face the matter of US Clinical Experience (USCE). Out of the many factors, you will have to consider for your residency application preparations, US Clinical Experience
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Fees for the 2017-18 US Medical Residency Application Cycle

Fees for the 2017-18 US Medical Residency Application Cycle

While wanting to become a doctor is quite an amazing ambition, it does not come without a cost. Smart residency applicants know there are many costs and fees along the road to residency. Early awareness of these fees will help those applying for US medical residency better organize their financial resources and budget accordingly. Below
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ERAS Application 2017-18 for International Medical Graduates (IMGs)

ERAS Residency Application 2017-18 for International Medical Graduates (IMGs)

Below are descriptions for each of the ERAS Residency Application Components, including those specifically for IMGs. The information included for each component is: The component + a brief description ** How many documents you are allowed per submitted application (in parentheses) Who is responsible for submitting Where to submit Processing Time Any hints or tips
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Changes for ERAS 2018

Changes for ERAS 2018

AAMC’s® ERAS® has closed for the 2016-17 Application Cycle as of May 31, 2017. And, as always, ERAS has come up with a few new surprises for residency applicants for the coming 2018 Application Cycle. Following its closure, ERAS announced the following changes for the next residency application season: Exciting News for Repeat Applicants Having
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IMG U.S. Medical Residency Application Timeline and Checklist

IMG Residency Timeline and Checklist 2017-18 Residency Application Cycle

IMG U.S. Medical Residency Application Timeline and Checklist Know what you need to do and when to do it! The Main Residency Match application season can confusing and difficult to navigate, below is a timeline of events for the Main Residency Match® from start to finish for International Medical Graduates (IMGs).   June 2017: Start
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Standardized Video Interview (SVI) For Emergency Medicine ERAS Residency Application 2018

Standardized Video Interview (SVI) For Emergency Medicine Residency Application

The Standardized Video Interview (SVI) was first tested during the 2016-17 Application Cycle. Now, it is being implemented as a mandatory requirement for all Emergency Medicine residency applicants during the 2017-18 Application Cycle. Below is general guide to the most important information you need to know about the SVI. What is the Standardized Video Interview
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Applying to California Residency Programs and the PTAL

Applying to California Residency Programs and the PTAL

One of the many questions and considerations International Medical Graduates (IMGs) face while preparing their applications for medical residency programs is where in the US they should apply. As if the residency application process wasn’t difficult enough, IMGs have to figure out not only if they qualify for individual programs, but also whole states. When
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2018-17 Residency Application Season

How to Start Preparing for the 2018-17 Residency Application Season

The 2016-17 Residency Application Cycle has come to an end. This means, it’s time to start thinking about the 2017-18 Application Cycle. Whether this is your first Match Season or you will be reapplying, just thinking about starting the residency application can be a little daunting. Below you will find a suggested timeline to guide
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