lors letters of recommendation evaluations

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  2. ChipSkylarkxxxshinyteeth

    Professors are letting me draft my own Letters of Rec before they add their own sauce!!!

    I’d like to say that I’m in a pretty lucky however stressful situation where two of my professors I reached out to for LOR’s from are actually suggesting that I write key points and anything I'd like in the letters about myself. Has anyone else been in this same situation? If yes I need your...
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    IM, FM, or Peds residency?

    I'm a 3rd year Caribbean medical student, and I have a terrible step 1 score of 212...I'm not sure what happened there but I'm working towards a redeemable step 2 score. I'm interested in FM, IM and Peds (basically primary care), but I also want to make SURE I get a residency in one of those 3...
  4. Green Turtle

    Non Pre-Med Committee LORs

    Hi all, This is my first SDN post so I am welcome to any criticism for improper questioning/ wrong location/ etc.. Anyways, the college I'm attending does not have a Pre-Med Committee. I have read quite a few threads about the weight and value that committee LORs carry and am wondering if...
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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...
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    Letter of Recommendation from PI after a year of no data/results?

    I have been in the lab for a good year but the time have amounted to no substantial results. I am an undergrad. I would say I have stilled showed good work ethic/commitment and have run many experiments. I have also participated in a lab meeting where I presented and journal club meeting a...
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    LOR

    How do you know what osteopathic schools want what kinds of LOR when none of them say what they want on their admissions criteria pages? I know the safe thing to do is 2 science 1 non science then people that know you well for a total of 5 or 6 but how am I supposed to know which to send where...
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    PhD/PsyD Need input re: asking for LOR

    Would like your insight. I'm applying this year for fall 2017 admission. I would like to ask for LOR from a professor with whom I'm conducting research. He is the PI of the project and I'm Co-PI. However I assume I'll be first author of the article if it gets published. Because I live far away...
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    LOR Advice Please.

    Hello SDN, Non-traditional applicant here. Who should I get a LOR from, a doctor at the current hospital I volunteer at who superficially knows me or a former supervisor (over tens years ago)? From my research on SDN, LORs from doctors are "DOA" to Adcoms. Is this an accurate assessment? I...
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    LOR and Extracurricular

    Hello All, Just need some advice regarding letters of recommendation and my extracurricular past. I am aiming to apply to Osteopathic medical school in 2016 and enter school 2017 and have just begun studying for the MCAT. - Went to West Point for 2 years where I knocked out my pre-med...
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    Letters of Recommendation

    Hello everyone. I am planning to apply to several post-bacc programs with hopes to matriculate in Fall of 2016. I was hoping to get an opinion on my chances, and a little guidance on the LORs. My Background: SAT 770M 700V Georgia Tech - Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering 3.12 GPA...
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    PCO Letters of Recommendation

    Hi everyone, I have a question regarding the LORs for PCO. On their website it says: Three letters of evaluation are required and should be forwarded directly to OptomCAS. Any three of the following options will be accepted in order to fulfill the letter requirement: a Pre-Professional...
  13. cvalliere

    How strict are the Letters of Recommendation requirements?

    I find it surprising that some schools like UHCO, NOVA, PCO require two to three LORs from professors! I went to a very large university and had a reclusive study style that made it difficult for me to develop a relationship with many professors. I have one LOR from a professor I had in a small...