Residency Applicants - Special Edition

This is a Special Edition for Residency Applicants for Match 2022.

ERAS Application Mini Guide [Coming Soon!]

Differentiate between CV, Resume and Application

Application is standardized to have similar output

Print and review on Paper as most program directors review on paper

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Resident Selection Program's Perspective

🎯 Key Takeaways

- There are about 100 applicants per residency opening.

- There are about 10 interviews per residency opening.

- If you got an interview then there is a 90% chance that you will get ranked.

- The ranking depends less on objective assessment (scores, MSPE, etc.) but rather on the personal statement and the interview day performance.

🤦‍♀️ Obvious, but important:

- Show interest in Specialty

- Show interest in Program (research it)

💻 Other Tips .. Watch the video

Personal Statement for Residency Applicants


  • You are applying for a job

  • It is substitute for Cover Letter

  • It is about knowing you in terms of:

    • Passion, Purpose, Person (3Ps)

  • One page that defines you as person

  • It is subjective; NOT objective

  • It is soft skills; NOT hard skills

Good Luck For Match 2022 !!!