This approach generates what has been identified to me as the ideal med school applicant: someone with high grades, high MCAT scores, and a solid collection of relevant medical activities. The key, however, is that you can accomplish these goals without having to have your semesters overflow with multiple hard courses and demanding activities.
<p>Very interesting article that I think would help many people. Although the author didn't go through the process, he offers some great tips. And as a long time lurker (I don't post much), his advice seems to be what BDM (doing EC's in the summer) and kristin5792 (organizing a program) did. </p>