2024-2025 Residency Application Cycle: Complete IMG Timeline and Checklist

Below is a timeline of events with additional suggested actions per time period for the Main Residency Match Season from start to finish for International Medical Graduates (IMGs). Bookmark this page to help you stay on track with the 2025 Match Residency Application Timeline and Checklist! Residency Application Timeline and Checklist 2024-2025 Residency Application Cycle:
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Fees for the 2024-2025 Residency Match Application Cycle

Are you familiar with all the US Residency Application Fees you’ll pay when applying for The Match? Knowing about these fees will help you to better organize your financial resources and budget accordingly. Below is an outline of the Fees for the 2024-2025 Residency Match Application Cycle process from start to finish, and everything in
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Using Match A Resident’s Rank Assist Feature

Ranking medical residency programs can be a challenge. However, with Match A Resident’s free Rank Assist Feature, we have helped streamline the way in which applicants rank programs. Using a proprietary comprehensive survey, alongside a rating (value) system, Rank Assist smoothly guides applicants through the process of analyzing, assessing, and of course, ranking their medical
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Match A Resident’s Interview Feedback

Wouldn’t it be great if you could get some insider information about what your interview with a program might be like? How did past interviewees feel about the program when they were there? What didn’t they like about their experience? That’s exactly what you get with Match A Resident’s Interview Feedback. Scroll to the bottom
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Following up with Residency Programs: Letters of Interest

If the Residency Application Season is progressing and you haven’t heard from your top programs, you may have questions about what to do next. The next step for any residency candidate in this situation is to follow up with residency programs with a Letter of Interest. Should I contact programs after I apply? You can
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The Complete Walkthrough to Crafting an Exceptional Residency Post-Application Follow-up Letter

Navigating the post-application phase of a medical residency program can be a suspense-filled experience, laden with both optimism and uncertainty. You’ve given the application your all—curated experiences, fine-tuned your ERAS CV, and, perhaps, even consulted experts. While you could lean back and let destiny unfold, there’s a proactive step you can take: sending a Residency
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Introducing “Learn More with MARai” — The Key to Understanding Your Target Residency Programs

Match A Resident, the platform dedicated to streamlining your residency application process, is introducing AI-powered Residency Insights! Today, we are thrilled to introduce our latest feature, “Learn More with MARai,” designed to enhance your preparations and increase your chances of a successful match. What is “Learn More with MARai”? “Learn More with MARai” is an innovative
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What is the OET Exam for IMGs?

OET Exam Basics The OET – Occupational English Test, that has now replaced the STEP 2 CS, assesses the health care-specific English language competency and communication skills of physicians. It is more than a test of English language proficiency, emphasizing the type of language physicians will need to communicate effectively in a clinical setting with
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ERAS Updates for the 2024 Match

As an applicant, (and especially as an IMG), one of the things you need to do to strengthen your application is to optimize your ERAS application. Most applicants don’t think too much about how to do that, and we’re here to tell you why it’s so important, especially starting this year. Did you know that
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