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    Research year AFTER med school?

    Hello, I'm new here. I will be graduating med school July 2022. I am a US-IMG looking to match into Gen Surgery or Urology Residency in the US (goal is in Texas). I understand matching is very competitive for IMGs. After looking at the requirements, most programs require 3 Letter of...
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    Dental Hygiene LORs for AADSAS Dental School Application

    Hey everyone, I'm applying to dental school this year, and I'm in a bit of a unique situation with my LORs. I graduated with my Bachelor's degree in Predental/Dental Hygiene, and I've been working as a dental hygienist for 2 years. I asked two of my professors from my Dental Hygiene program for...
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    Letters of Rec

    I wanted to ask for a letter of rec from my neuroanatomy professor. Unfortunately the class is listed under the psych department, despite the fact that it's 100% biology of the brain. Would this work as one of my 2 letters of rec from a science professor?
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    Question about LORs

    Hey everybody. So I have been planning on using a committee letter for my application this cycle, but the committee can't guarantee having it submitted until either late September or early October. Do you think I should just wait it out or should I get each of my individual letter writers to...
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    LOR on unofficial letterhead. Will med schools care?

    One of my professors submitted my letter to interfolio and they showed that the letter was signed but was only on unofficial letterhead? Will med schools care about this? all my other letters are fine.
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    opinion on letter of recommendation from a pastor/clergy...?

    Can anyone share their opinion on getting a letter of rec from a pastor? I am thinking about getting one from him as my volunteer/community service manager, since I volunteered at the church and was deeply involved in its charity activities (and held high leadership position for years during my...
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    LOR: would this count as a non-science letter?

    Hi All! I have a somewhat specific question about a letter of rec coming from a professor who taught me a non-science course that was listed in a science department. This professor knows me very well, so I definitely want to use this letter. The course is listed as in the department of...
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    Professor vs. Boss Letter of Recommendation

    Hi everyone! I have a question about my last letter of recommendation. I've already been able to get letters from 2 of my science professors and 1 from the dentist that I have been shadowing, but I'm trying to figure out who I should use for my last letter of recommendation. Both my boss and my...
  9. Singerpremed

    Advice on LOR? Trouble with one more science professor.

    What I have or confident I'll have: 1-chorus (yes Ph.D.) prof (non-science) 1-org chm prof (science) 1-grad student w/ PI signature (the PI was also a Biochm prof of mine but I got a C+ so I obviously don't feel comfortable asking for a LOR for that course unless you think otherwise, I got sick...
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    Letter of Recommendation from PI Emergency HELP!

    Hello everybody, Let me start by saying thank for taking to the time to reply to my thread. I am premed student who is planning to apply to medical school this cycle(2017). I currently perform research at the cardiology research department at my local VA hospital. Today, when at research, I...
  11. ServiceFirst

    LOR from work supervisor?

    I have been working in the same department (public relations) at my university for my entire undergrad these past 3 years, and my supervisor was one of the few people that really got an opportunity to continuously watch me grow and mature over this time. Would it be worth to ask for a letter of...
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    Classification of "Science" LOR and Contesting Classifcation

    Hi! I am applying to the 2018 cycle. I am trying to get letters of recommendation from "science" professors. One professor I am asking is my Biochemical Nutrition professor. In my perspective this counts as science because it was very biochemistry heavy and focused mostly on metabolism. Under...
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    What would you like your Letter of Reccomendation to emphasize?

    Hello all, Am receiving rec letters from several professors and each has asked if there is anything special I wish them to highlight. My input is mostly discretionary, but what is the best way to answer this question? If you are an ADCOM, what info in a LOR has turned out to be the most...
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    Waiting on letter of rec to apply in August?

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    Should I get this LOR?

    Hi everyone, I took a pre-req course last semester with an awesome professor. I went to all of his office hours, and he was always super helpful. Overall, a really nice person. Worked hard and ended up with an A. Last week I went to his office and thanked him for being a great teacher and...
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    Applying to NHSC during med school

    Hello everyone, I applied to the NHSC scholarship program last year and did not receive it so I would like to give it another go. Does anyone have any recommendations for getting a letter of rec from med school professors from a student who does not really go to class or talk to professors...
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    What makes a good LOR?

    I hear about awesome LORS and I'm wondering how I know if mine are good..
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    Hey guys I'm about to make teacher submit my letter of rec on inter folio for dental school is there any thing specific about the signature.. like all my professors are doing are writing sincerely, and there name... is it required to have a hand drawn signature or something ?? and if so, how do...
  19. ciderbun96

    LOR from Med School Professor

    So my undergrad school is right next to the medical college and hospital and several of my classes have had med school professors teach us and offered shadowing. How valuable is it to have a LOR from a professor from the medical school you are applying to?
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    Intervention cardiology 2018 - LoR and CV question

    I am applying to interventional cardiology fellowship this year. 2 silly questions: - My cath lab attending wants me to write my own letter. Any guidance on how exactly to do that? I have never had to write one for myself before. Not quite sure how detailed/bashful/laudatory this should be -...
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    LOR from Big Shot (non-clinical) PI for residency app, how much does it help?

    I did research between M1 & M2 under a really big-shot PI (highly respected in biotech industry, won the engineering version of the Nobel Prize, has been honored by Obama/Queen Elizabeth/world leaders, his tech is widely used by surgeons/physicians who don't know he's the inventor...). However...
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    Fellowship application timeline/late LOR

    Thank you!