Hello, my aspiring medical school students! So, you’re one of the lucky few to have received a medical school acceptance letter. Congratulations! You’re about to embark on a wonderful journey. You may be wondering, however, what exactly happens next. What are the practical steps you need to take between now and when you finally matriculate? One of the first things most medical schools will ask of you is to declare residency—not medical residency, but where you live.