Medical school admissions are just as competitive as ever. If you are really ready to put all the time and effort into the school and interning, you need to start now. Put that same dedication into the process of admissions. Obviously, if you do not get in, the rest is a dream. Applying early to medical school is key. Your application will not be reviewed until all the supporting documents are there. Do yourself a favor and make a timeline for getting things done and stick to it.