There are some raging debates on the Pre-Allo boards about the relative strengths of Yale, Stanford, and WashU--among other schools with high USNews rankings. What's your opinion--whether you attend those aforementioned schools or not? I've been accepted to WashU, and interviewed at Stanford and Yale (of course, maybe I'll get dinged by S and Y). My one big concern is competition among my future classmates. I don't want to have people aiming to mow me over. But at the same time I want to go to a school which will have the maximum opportunities to strengthen my medical credentials. Flexibility is not THAT important to me, 'cause I'm going to be pretty focused on just medicine. I don't think I'll be taking that many other types of courses to warrant built-in flexible curricula. Thoughts? I would REALLY appreciate feedback.