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What NOT to include in your MyERAS Application

There are a lot of steps in a student’s medical education journey. When you fill out your MyERAS Application, it can be hard to decide what to include. This is your opportunity to show who you are alongside the metrics, so don’t be hasty. In this blog, we will discuss what not to include your…

Bullets or Paragraphs in MyERAS Experiences Section?

The process of completing the MyERAS Application can be confusing and stressful. To make matters worse, the advice you receive is often conflicting. One of the most difficult sections of the MyERAS Application to fill out is the Experiences section. Below, we will discuss how to write and format this section successfully. What should be…

Approaching Red Flags in Your Residency Application

Program Directors and Interview Selection Committees look for certain criteria during the application process. Similarly, when presented with a residency application, they will make note of any red flags. There are a variety of red flags for a residency candidate, but do not worry! When you are aware of what might be a residency red…

What Counts as Work, Research & Volunteer Experience in MyERAS

The MyERAS Application requires a lot of information in order to successfully match programs and applicants. The Experiences Section is often overlooked, however it is one of the most important parts of the application. This section focuses on personal perspective and experiences to give a well-rounded view of the applicant. Below, we will examine how to…

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Should I Include Clerkships in ERAS Application Experiences

Residency applicants often wonder about their medical school rotations. Should they include such clerkships in the MyERAS Application Experiences Section? In this article, we will discuss a few scenarios when it is appropriate to include medical school clerkships in MyERAS. But first, let’s start by saying that it is almost never necessary to list all…

Top 15 MyERAS Mistakes to Avoid

There is nothing worse than certifying your application and then realizing you made a mistake in some way, whether that was a typo, missing section, or an error in the information you presented. Today’s medical residency application discussion focuses on MyERAS Mistakes that are both all too common, and also easy to avoid. Taking a look…