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Help Essential Documents for the Match

hi...

I know this would be a stupid question for many ..but I just wanted to be sure..what are the documents we need to be ready with for the match?

LORs at least 4
PERSONAL STATEMENTS (Separate for each specialty)
ERAS application (this is the CV that most programs mention in requirements)
DEANS LETTER
MSPE

anything else? and how long should the LOR, personal statement, mspe, deans letter be?

kindly guide me.
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Dean letter is MSPE
and i would add medical transcripts.
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no dude..
dean's letter can b separate from mspe..

mine separate
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i think they are separate. any more answers?
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The ECFMG recently announced that Dean Letter is to be renamed into MSPE.
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MSPE has replaced the term “Dean’s letter,” to better describe the purpose of this document, which is to evaluate the performance of the medical student. It is not a letter of recommendation. While ERAS Support Services will accept a “Dean’s letter,” from your medical school, we strongly encourage medical schools to provide an MSPE that follows the MSPE guidelines detailed in the AAMC’s A Guide to the Preparation of the Medical Student Performance Evaluation.
Ref: http://www.ecfmg.org/eras/applicants...ents-mspe.html
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Some programs also mention a separate CV, not sure yet if the one generated by ERAS is enough or some actual want a separate one.
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can the staff help us with this?is CV same as ERAS?


thanks steptaker.but the link of mspe you have shown has some graphs in it. is it necessary we too have those?or can it be narrative?
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can the staff help us with this?is CV same as ERAS?


thanks steptaker.but the link of mspe you have shown has some graphs in it. is it necessary we too have those?or can it be narrative?
Yes. You can use ERAS CV.
No. You don't need MSPE with Graphs, simple one will do.

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thanks steptaker and finally can it be around 3-4 pages?
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thanks steptaker and finally can it be around 3-4 pages?
Yeah, that's fine.

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