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More to Match: Should I choose a back-up specialty?

By The DO Staff


After going through an academically rigorous and financially draining four years of medical school, no applicant wants to be left without any residency matches. One of the key factors to consider as you prepare residency applications is the number of programs you should apply to in order to maximize your chances of getting matched. Ranking in multiple specialties may also better ensure you find a match.