USMLE 101: What to Expect & How to Succeed

The USMLE (United States Medical Licensing Examination) exams, also known as the “Board Examinations” consist of a three-step process. Regardless of whether you are a U.S. Medical School graduate or an International Medical School graduate, most if medical schools require at least the successful completion of USMLE Step 1 and USMLE Step 2, which is […]

The Do’s & Don’ts of Writing a Personal Statement

The personal statement is a crucial component of any residency application, as it provides program directors with a more multifaceted image of you as an applicant and future doctor. For international and foreign medical graduates, the personal statement is particularly important and needs to effectively showcase the applicant’s unique talents to stand out against the […]

The Cost of Pursuing Your Dream Residency

For many, the dream of becoming a physician starts at an early age. However, turning the dream into a reality is a complicated process. Applying to U.S. medical schools can be a complex and overwhelming process. Excellent undergraduate qualifications and high MCAT scores are a must for acceptance into U.S. medical schools, however, only about […]

What Kind of Research Stands Out on an Application?

While not a requirement, having medical research experience on an applicant’s CV certainly provides them with a much-needed competitive edge to obtain their Dream Residency™. At times when residency programs are facing a challenge in choosing between two otherwise equally competitive applicants, research experience can be a deciding factor. Part of completing a residency program […]