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Applying To Programs
Step 1: Gather the following required documents:
If you are unable to provide a document, write a note stating the reason on a separate page. Without this note, your file is INCOMPLETE and WILL NOT BE DISTRIBUTED. This letter of explanation will be included in the page file available to the training programs. There should be a separate explanation note for each missing document. Example: If a reference letter is not available when you submit your application, address a note to “Dear Program Director” and explain why the document is not being included and when the program can expect to receive the results. Once you receive the document, forward it to CAS to be distributed as a supplemental document to all programs listed on your CAS distribution list.
All materials received by CAS are processed in the order in which they are received. A supplemental document may take up to three weeks to be processed. We strongly encourage you to submit a COMPLETE application to avoid delays. Some programs may choose not to review applications until all documents are received despite included letters of explanation.
Step 2: Mail required materials to
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Step 3: Select your programs (Initial CAS Distribution List Forms and Fees)
With your completed application materials, you must submit your online distribution list and the appropriate distribution fee. Distribution fees increase progressively as follows:
The program directory contains a list of participating programs in the match. There is a two-step process to apply to programs. While viewing the program directory, select the check box in the upper left hand corner of each program that is of interest. After choosing the program(s), click the “add to my programs” button, which will advance your browser to a page with the selected programs. From this list, choose programs you would like to apply to by selecting the check box in the “apply” column next to each program and click the “apply to programs” button. A confirmation page will appear and allow you to continue with payment.
You may apply to additional programs after your initial CAS distribution list has been submitted. Supplemental Distribution fee is $35 per program; therefore, it is to your advantage to submit your entire list once rather than adding programs later.
PAYING YOUR CAS DISTRIBUTION FEES
Fees may be paid by credit card (Visa or MasterCard) or check (personal, cashier’s check or money order). Checks must be mailed separately accompanied by check coupon to:
Please make checks payable to: _[Insert name of Specialty]_ Match.
Please note: Credit card payments are applied immediately upon verification. Check payments take approximately five (5) business days to post to your account profile once received from our Wells Fargo lockbox.
Download and print Central Application Service (CAS) instructions: