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Dissecting Selected Experiences: How to Build A Compelling Narrative

Standing out as an IMG in the ERAS game requires more than stellar grades. Residency programs crave a deeper look – your experiences. But beyond a list, they require you to pick 10 selected experiences that resonate with your specialty choice and career goals. From Setting to Focus: Unveiling Your Strengths Your experiences can be…

Strategies for Securing Strong Letters of Recommendation (LORs) Early: Optimize Your ERAS Application in Medical School

With the ever-increasing competitiveness of residency programs, securing strong Letters of Recommendation (LORs) has become a critical step in landing your dream position. These documents offer a unique perspective on your skills and potential, often influencing program directors’ final decisions. But rushing to request LORs at the last minute can backfire, resulting in generic letters…

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ECFMG Pathways: Breaking Down Each Pathway

The journey to practice medicine in the United States for International Medical Graduates (IMGs) begins with the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG). Achieving ECFMG certification is a vital step for IMGs seeking residency and licensure in the U.S. This key step verifies that IMGs have the necessary education and credentials for U.S. residency…

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Interview Preparation: Strategies and Tips for Residency Interviews in the Upcoming Weeks

Residency interviews are an important step in the selection process. Crafting an impressive CV or obtaining stellar LORs can get your foot in the door, but how you present yourself in the interview is crucial.  During a residency interview, programs evaluate more than just your credentials. They assess your interpersonal skills, passion, and alignment with…

How to Send Program Signals

What is Program Signaling? Program Signaling is a new feature of the ERAS application that has been introduced for the 2024 Match. This section was previously part of the Supplemental ERAS application that has now been eliminated and combined with the main ERAS application. This feature allows applicants to select programs they would like to…

Final Steps of 2024 Match

As we near the end of the 2024 Match season, you may be tempted to relax a bit. You have worked tirelessly for months, and you deserve to feel proud. However, there are still a few important steps and deadlines you must remember to finish out the season strong! In this blog, we will discuss…

Guide to Residency Letters of Communication

While it may be tempting to take a break after submitting your ERAS Application for Residency, it is important you do not lose focus! Following up with residency programs using Residency Letters of Communication during the Match cycle is extremely important and can help garner more interviews, higher rankings, and ultimately, increase your chances at…