Careers in Medicine CiM Home / Prepare for Residency / Application Process Application Process SHARE: Facebook Twitter Linkedin Email Favorite Add to Favorites Added Added to Favorites Removed from Favorites Removed Overview: Applying to residency Here’s an overview of what to expect as you begin the application process. Strategies to help avoid going unmatched A checklist of resources and questions to ask to help you avoid going unmatched. Navigating the match as a couple We’re entering the Match as a couple—how can we maximize our rank order list so we have the best chance of matching together? Match advice from a successful fourth-year student A student who matched into radiation oncology describes his match experience and offers advice for the residency application process. The reasons students don't match What are the main reasons students don’t match, and how can I avoid being one of those students?