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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How to Dress for Residency Interviews

How you dress for an interview tells the residency programs about you. If you show up in wrinkled, unkempt clothing, you may come off as lazy, sloppy, or that you don’t care about the interview. If you show up in a short dress and six inch heels, programs may wonder if you thought this was
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Preparing for a Residency Interview

Receiving an invitation for a residency interview is a very exciting and anxious time for any residency candidate. This is your chance to impress programs in person now that you have caught their interest on paper. You should make the most of every opportunity by being thoroughly prepared for each interview. This will not only
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Crafting a Follow Up Letter

ERAS and residency programs are under no obligation to communicate with you after you have submitted an application. If time is passing and you haven’t received any word from programs, you may be left wondering if it’s beneficial for you to reach out to programs. First, be sure to wait the appropriate amount of time
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How to Talk About Gaps or Weaknesses in Your Application During an Interview

Many residency candidates have some aspect of their ERAS Application that may be perceived as a “gap” or “weakness” in the eyes of programs. While you are preparing for your residency interview, an important step is to identify what parts of your application may raise red flags for programs so you are better prepared to
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How to Defeat Unnecessary Residency Application Expenses

Budget your finances wisely to increase your chances Fulfilling a dream in the field of medicine does not come cheap. It’s best to be prepared for the financial road ahead by being aware of costs relevant to the residency process. The expenses you pay add up fast between USMLE® tests, ECFMG® services, interview related costs
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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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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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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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