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    Physician LOR more valuable if attended specific school I'm applying to?

    I have worked as a scribe for 1.5 years with about a dozen physicians. There is one physician in a leadership position that would be the obvious choice were I to ask for only a single letter, but it has occurred to me that I can request an additional ~8 physicians with whom I have established...
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    Letter of recommendation from volunteer coordinator

    I am volunteering in two university hospital volunteer programs and trying to get a letter of recommendation from the volunteer coordinator from either program. In program A, I worked directly with my supervisor(a manager) who has a high evaluation of me. She promised that she would write me...
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    Questions about Timeline for Recommendation Letters

    Hi, I'm taking my MCAT on August 24th (late i know but mostly focused on DO). I heard schools won't look at your app till your MCAT scores are in, so I will most likely submit my application in the last week of August. Question- does that mean I won't need to have my recommendation letters in...
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    LOR writer wrote my letter TOO FAST! (need advice)

    I know this is the opposite of what people usually have to deal with, but in my case the LOR writer wrote my letter waaaaaay sooner than I expected. Here's what happened... I am in a dual degree program so this is technically my 5th year in medical school. Last year (4th year) I was on an...
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    Should letter writers also receive your disadvantage statement?

    In the the process of compiling letter "packets" for my writers and wondering if I should include my disadvantage statement or not? While most of my writers are aware of my economic disadvantages, they are not aware of others. Personally, I'm leaning towards no as there are things I'm a little...
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    PhD/PsyD Things to "play up" in a letter of rec

    Two of my letter writers have agreed to write a letter but have added something along the lines of "tell me if you want me to play up anything in particular in your letter. Some information is better delivered in a rec letter than a personal statement." It is unclear to me what exactly this...