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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Picking the Right Personal Statement Help

You’ve tried and tried, written and rewritten, erased, typed out and erased some more, but your medical residency Personal Statement still doesn’t feel right. You know the Personal Statement is a very important part of your application but you also know your English skills may not be up to the task or you worry you
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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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Creating a Well Crafted Medical Residency Personal Statement

There are many ways to make an impression from bringing flowers on your first date to insulting someone’s shoes before realizing they’re your new boss. While applying for a medical residency program, you have many chances to make an impression such as your MyERAS application, Letters of Recommendations, and test scores. But, no avenue gives
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ERAS 2015-2016 Changes

Hello Doctors! Whether you are applying for the first time or you’ve been there done that, ERAS has made some changes that will affect your 2015-2016 medical residency program applications. While this is all available on the ERAS homepage, I’ll just outline the changes for you here. Here are the updated components of the ERAS
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ASK NOW: How to Approach Letters of Recommendation

Letters of Recommendation have the ability to make or break your residency application. But don’t fear, whether you are a third year medical student just starting their clinical rotations, you’re applying for residency and just thought of Letters of Recommendation, or if you’ve been out of the field for a little while, there are ways
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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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