MS3 Class Information – Dec. 1, 2022

There are no updates for MS3s this week, but here is a new Tip of the Month:

Career Advising Student Advisory Board – Tip of the Month

As you’re finalizing fourth-year schedules, here are a few things to consider:

  1. If you are considering/exploring various specialties, make sure you schedule them early (spring, early summer)! You can always save neurology and emergency medicine for last if you don’t think you’ll pursue them as a career
  2. Ideally, try to get letters of recommendation in before ERAS submission. You should give letter writers at least a month to write your letters (by sometime in August). You can totally use letters from third-year rotations for this.
  3. If you’re going into a competitive specialty or want to go to a competitive program, these upcoming months need to be really strategic (research, Step 2 score, extracurriculars), so talk with your specialty career advisor (
  • Reviewed by Career Advising Student Advisory BIPOC board member L’Oreal Kennedy. Originally written by BIPOC alum Shanelle Briggs.

In case you missed it, here is the previous newsletter for MS3s.

Have a great week!