Sample Letters of Recommendation

Sample Letter of Recommendation for Medical Residency

When you’re applying for medical residency, having high quality Letters of Recommendation can strengthen your application. First, become familiar with the appropriate content for an LoR and how to choose the best letter writers. Next, you might find it helpful to review a strong sample Letter of Recommendation. Doing so can help you feel more
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ERAS Application 2017-18 for International Medical Graduates (IMGs)

ERAS Residency Application Components Guide for International Medical Graduates (IMGs)

Below are descriptions for each of the ERAS Residency Application Components, including those specifically for IMGs. The information included for each component is: The component + a brief description ** How many documents you are allowed per submitted application (in parentheses) Who is responsible for submitting Where to submit Processing Time Any hints or tips
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Residency Application Timeline and Checklist

2021-2022 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 2022 Residency Application Timeline and Checklist! Residency Application Timeline and Checklist June 2021: Start Your Program
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ERAS Residency Application 2021 Match Highlights (NRMP Data)

Match Day is one of the most exciting days of any medical student’s career.  It is the culmination of countless hours of work and dedication and marks both the end of one journey and the beginning of another. Read about the 2021 Match highlights below. In 2021, the Match looked different than it ever had
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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 the basic information programs would need to know about your personal and professional background. If programs want, they can also view the ERAS
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An Approach to No USMLE Step 2CK Score

As the ERAS application date approaches, 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, deciding when
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without LoRs before apply ERAS

Should I Wait Until I Have All My LoRs Before Applying to ERAS?

As with all tricky questions regarding applying through ERAS for medical residency, let’s get one thing straight. There is no “right” answer to whether or not you should wait until you have all your LoRs before applying to ERAS. However, we’ll do our best to explore the pros and cons of possible solutions. First, let’s
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Letters of recommendation

A Guide to Medical Residency Letters of Recommendation

Letters of Recommendation (LoRs) have the power to make or break your medical residency application. According to the NRMP® Director Survey, Letters of Recommendation rank #2 among the top 5 most important factors when reviewing a residency candidate’s application. The strongest Letters of Recommendation are: Recent – Within one year of application Based on US
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