The Post-Match SOAP in a Nutshell

What is the Post-Match SOAP? The Post-Match Supplemental Offer and Acceptance Program® (SOAP®) is an opportunity for eligible residency candidates who go unmatched or partially matched during the Main Residency Match® to apply to residency programs with unfilled positions. The Post-Match SOAP® spans the Monday through Thursday of Match Week and can be very confusing
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Residency LoR Guide

Guide to Writing Residency Letters of Recommendation

sidency Letters of Recommendation (LoRs) are important. In fact, these supporting documents are ranked #2 by Program Directors when choosing applicants to interview. So, it’s important to have a solid understanding of how to streamline the process and develop the strongest letters possible. (Program Director Source) The key factors that define the strength of your
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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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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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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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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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