10th Author Publication - Worth update letter?

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Hello everyone, I was listed as 10th author on a paper that just got accepted and is in-press. I already have 1 publication listed on my AMCAS, is this second publication worth an update letter? It is a translational medicine paper (wet lab).
If so, should I send it to schools that I have not heard back from post secondaries or just those that I have interviewed at?
 
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I agree with the wise Goro. Publications among applicants are not common and are worth an update.
 
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Sure, a publication is a good achievement and it can't hurt. Also in a lot of translational labs there are usually a lot of authors anyway, don't worry about the position.
 
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Related question so I thought it'd be better to ask in here than posting a new thread -- I am the sole author on a paper that has been accepted and is in press for a small undergraduate journal (but nevertheless at a well-respected institution that is not my home institution). It is a combined lit review/editorial style paper, not original research. Is this worth an update?

Context: I have no other publications on my AMCAS besides a book chapter in a non-academic essay collection. I also sent an update about 1.5 months ago regarding new, significant clinical experience (at the time it looked as if my paper would not be published).
 
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Related question so I thought it'd be better to ask in here than posting a new thread -- I am the sole author on a paper that has been accepted and is in press for a small undergraduate journal (but nevertheless at a well-respected institution that is not my home institution). It is a combined lit review/editorial style paper, not original research. Is this worth an update?

Context: I have no other publications on my AMCAS besides a book chapter in a non-academic essay collection. I also sent an update about 1.5 months ago regarding new, significant clinical experience (at the time it looked as if my paper would not be published).
I think that’s a little bit of a stretch. When it comes to publication update, I think it should be on a peer-reviewed journal. Also, sole author means nobody else has reviewed or contributed to your publication. Unless you have a PhD, that’s just a student article and doesn’t count as publication.
 
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YES. A pub is a pub! For some adcoms, anything not first author is treated almost equally lol
 

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Related question so I thought it'd be better to ask in here than posting a new thread -- I am the sole author on a paper that has been accepted and is in press for a small undergraduate journal (but nevertheless at a well-respected institution that is not my home institution). It is a combined lit review/editorial style paper, not original research. Is this worth an update?

Context: I have no other publications on my AMCAS besides a book chapter in a non-academic essay collection. I also sent an update about 1.5 months ago regarding new, significant clinical experience (at the time it looked as if my paper would not be published).
Yes, as an interesting noteworthy EC. Not as a research publication, which is what everyone is referring to when they mention "pubs."
 
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Side question, what if it is a co-author?
It's a publication, as long as your name is up there in the peer reviewed journal. Getting a first authorship, especially in wet lab, is very difficult, but if you do have one it will look good. But I don't see it matter more than clinical experience.
 
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