Trying to go back to California for residency, any place. Currently in top 20 med school. Realistically probably will end up in socal due to my grades, but what about for UCSF or Stanford? Step 1: 255. Step 2: in November or December Grades: P/F 1st 2 years. H in anesthesia, ICU. HP in medicine, PCC. H/HP in neuro (pending). P in everything else. Research: Anesthesia presentations at various conferences, including IARS. One pub in anesthesia. Lots of pubs/abstracts including 1st author from gap year in GI, unrelated to anesthesia.