When should I submit my residency application?

When should I submit my residency application?

The residency application process for medical students applying to training programs begins as early as the June before the start of their 4th year of medical school, as candidates begin preparing their applications. It comes around fast, so impending graduates—be prepared!

When should you submit eras 2021?

September 1st, 2021: Starting at 9 a.m. (EST), ERAS allows residency applicants to certify and submit their applications to residency programs. (Programs will not receive the applications until September 29th, 2021.) Please Note: Do not Certify your ERAS Application until it is 100% completed.

Can I apply for residency in November?

Applying beyond the beginning of November represents a significant decrease in your overall chances of receiving interviews. However, if you expect to interview and get Matched, you still need to apply to essentially as many programs as you are able.

Does it matter when you submit your eras application?

YES. ERAS recommends your application be as complete as possible before sending it to residency programs, i.e. assign personal statement, create a list of letter writers and assign, and authorize transmission of your USMLE transcript.

How are residency interviews scheduled?

In general, residency programs send out interview invitations in batches, provide several scheduling options, and tell students that their scheduling requests will be honored on a first-come-first-serve basis.

Do I need to be ECFMG certified to apply for residency?

ECFMG certification is required for all IMGs seeking to apply to a residency program in the United States. And since residency programs require that you pass the USMLE Step 1 and USMLE Step 2 CK (clinical knowledge), this is part of the ECFMG certification process.

Can you start residency late?

Applying Late and/or with an incomplete application Once residency applications open in early September, residency candidates can technically continue applying to programs through ERAS until the Rank Order List deadline in late February.

How late can you submit eras?

Applicants may begin submitting applications to programs at 9 a.m. ET. Residency programs may begin reviewing applications and MSPEs at 9 a.m. ET. ERAS 2022 season ends at 5 p.m. ET.

How long do residency interviews last?

Residency interviews, which last as little as 10 minutes, are peppered with open-ended questions that allow an applicant to expand on education and accomplishments. That’s why it’s important to have a personal narrative clearly defined — with specific examples in mind — to make your answers resonate when seconds count.