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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NRMP® Policies during the SOAP and the Main Residency Match

The Post-Match SOAP® can be a difficult and frustrating few days. You wouldn’t want to make a tough situation worse by unwittingly breaking any of NRMP’s® policies. Below is a list of NRMP® Policies to be aware of which affect residency candidates during the SOAP and the Main Residency Match®. **Please Note: Breaking NRMP’s policies
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Selecting Programs During the Post-Match SOAP

At 10 a.m. (EST) on Monday of Match Week, residency candidates who participated in the Main Residency Match® through NRMP® will fall into one of three categories, which determines whether you will participate in the Post-Match SOAP: Fully Matched – You have received a position that will give you full training for licensure (usually a
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Using Match A Resident’s New LINK Features

Introducing Match A Resident’s new LINK Features! What if, you could somehow know which residency programs have Matched with applicants from your medical school? Or if they’ve interviewed any IMGs from the country where your medical school is? What if you could somehow know if they’ve interviewed or even Matched with candidates who’ve had a
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What’s the difference between NRMP and ERAS?

Learning about the Residency Application process can be quite overwhelming. There are so many entities involved, multiple governing bodies, and even more requirements and eligibility rules. So what is the difference between NRMP® and ERAS anyway? What is the difference between ERAS and NRMP? The Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) is the residency application system
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Why Didn’t I Match? 14 Reasons You Could Have Failed to Match

If you are a residency re-applicant, understanding why previous attempts were not successful is imperative. There is no sense in trying the same thing over and over again, especially if it didn’t work the first time. Luckily, there ARE ways to improve and optimize both your application and your application strategy. Some potential weaknesses that
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Supplemental ERAS Application

New for the 2021-22 Match Cycle: Supplemental ERAS Application

Applying to the Match is a process with many steps. And, there’s a new one for the 2021-22 cycle: the Supplemental ERAS Application. Therefore, according to the AAMC, this application is “designed to help students share more about themselves.” And, it will also “assist program directors in finding applicants that fit their programs’ setting and
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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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