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

(Content Updated: May 29, 2018) The Standardized Video Interview (SVI) was initially tested during the 2016-17 Application Cycle. The SVI was then implemented as a mandatory requirement for all Emergency Medicine residency applicants during the 2017-18 Residency Application Cycle and will continue to be a requirement for EM candidates during the 2018-19 Application Cycle. Below
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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 2018-19 Residency Application Season

The 2017-18 Residency Application Season has come to an end. This means it’s time to start thinking about the upcoming 2018-19 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
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An Approach to No USMLE Step 2 CK Score

(Content Updated: August 14, 2018) At this point, medical residency candidates are in the final stretch of putting their ERAS residency applications together. However, there is a group of candidates who have components of their application missing whether it’s a document like Letters of Recommendation, or a USMLE exam score. With this factor in mind,
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Strategies for Older Candidadates

Strategies for Older Candidates

(Content Updated: August 14, 2018) Medical residency applicants come in many forms. There are US medical graduates (USMGs), International Medical Graduates (IMGs), those who are fresh out of medical school, and those who have been working in the medical field for an amount of time. Candidates who have been out of medical school for a
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Fees US MEDICAL RESIDENCY APPLICATION

Fees for the 2016-17 US Medical Residency Application Season

Becoming a doctor or medical professional to help heal the sick and tend to the injured is a beautiful dream. But, this dream does not come without a price. Many medical residency applicants applying for US residency positions are unaware of the financial hurdles posed by the residency application process. As you prepare for the
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Top 10 IMG Friendly States in USA

Most IMG Friendly States from the 2016 Match

Geological location is an important aspect of medical residency research for International Medical Graduates (IMGs). Not only must IMG residency applicants research individual residency programs, they should also be aware of state limitations and the overall IMG friendliness of a state. Knowing how IMG friendly a state is can help IMGs better focus their research,
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The ERAS Application for International Medical Graduates (IMGs)

Components of an IMG’s ERAS Application

The ERAS Application for International Medical Graduates (IMGs) As the US medical residency application season begins, it is important to learn about all of the specific components you should be preparing for the application. This is especially important for IMGs who have more parts of their applications to think about. IMG residency candidates should have
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