The ERAS Components Break Down

As the US medical application season begins, it is important to be aware of the specific components you should be preparing for the application opening on Sept. 15, 2015. I highly suggest having as many of the components put together and ready to assign to medical residency programs as possible by September so you can
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Fees for the 2015-16 US Medical Residency Application Season

Fulfilling a dream in the field of medicine does not come cheap these days. You will need to be aware of your budget in order to make decisions about how many specialties you can apply to and which programs are worth going to interview with. It’s better to be prepared for the financial road ahead
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What’s My Specialty? IMG Friendly Specialties Based on 2015 Match Data.

Almost as important as your decision to pursue a career in medicine is deciding which branch of medicine to dedicate your life. Before you fill out your application or pick your programs, the most difficult step is choosing which specialities to apply for. As an IMG student, your decision is made even harder by having
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IMG U.S. Medical Residency Application Timeline and Checklist

Know what you need to do and when to do it! June 2015 Start Your Program Research June 23, 2015 ERAS Tokens available Have you applied and paid for your ERAS token through ECFMG? You can find this under ECFMG’s OASIS ERAS Support Have you used your token serial number to register for MyERAS? Have
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Welcome to the 2015-16 Medical Residency Application Season!

Hello Doctors! Welcome to the 2015-16 Medical Residency Program application season. As the season progresses and beyond, we here at Match A Resident will be posting information pieces, advices, interviews and more to help you become better informed throughout your preparations, application and Post-Match. If you ever have any questions or need clarification on anything you read
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It Is Time To Put Together Your Application, Including LoRs!

It is that time of year…time to put together your application for obtaining a U.S. medical residency position. This includes asking for Letters of Recommendations (LoRs) that strengthen your application package. For Foreign Medical Graduates, LoRs are particularly important. It is essential that you follow the 5 tips below to secure the best possible Letters
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Take Out The Stress Of Finding The Right Medical Residency Program With Match A Resident

For many residency applicants, finding a compatible residency program is one of the most stressful and time consuming tasks.  It can be particularly difficult for International Medical Graduates (IMGs) who wish to find the best medical residency program with minimum requirements that matches their credentials.  The first step is often sorting through the various residency
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Medical Residency Programs: Understanding The NRMP® Ranking Algorithm

The National Resident Matching Program® (“NRMP®”) matches medical students and medical residency programs together.  Securing a medical residency is a competitive process, and for international medical graduates, it can be even more challenging.  International medical graduates applying for U.S. based residency programs under go the same level of scrutiny, and participate in the same matching
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