Residency Letters of Recommendation: Everything You Need to Know

2019-04-03T15:59:13+00:00By |

Letters of recommendation (LoRs) are becoming an exceedingly important part of a candidate’s residency application. Why, you may ask? Well, all students have objective measures--USMLE scores, M3 clinical grades, number of volunteer/research/work experiences, etc--that speak on their own. However, LoR are unique in that they allow residency programs to gain [...]

Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) Walkthrough

2019-04-03T16:12:30+00:00By |

What is the ERAS? And what information is required to complete it?   ERAS, which stands for the Electronic Residency Application Service, is an online portal which contains the essential components to enable you to apply for residency. You will receive your own personal “ERAS Token” from your medical school [...]

Residency Application Timeline: What To Do When

2019-03-30T20:42:18+00:00By |

An Overview of the Residency Application Cycle Preparing to apply for residency can seem like a very intimidating and daunting task in a medical student’s career. As soon as your medical school gives its first “residency talk”, many students become overwhelmed and feel a sense of panic. When do I [...]