2021-2022 Lincoln Memorial University DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM)

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Just saw on Reddit that LMU has accreditation issues. Any status on this?
 
Just saw on Reddit that LMU has accreditation issues. Any status on this?
“Following the most recent accreditation review and site visit in early 2018, LMU-DCOM was found to be compliant with 57 of 61 elements and reaccredited by the COCA through 2022. In accordance with the newly established rubric developed by the COCA, LMU-DCOM was granted continuing accreditation with heightened monitoring. LMU-DCOM submitted a progress report November 1, 2018 and COCA accepted the progress report without amendments and all standards were met. COCA has also granted LMU-DCOM approval for an additional location and class size increase in Knoxville, TN starting Fall 2019.”

 
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“Following the most recent accreditation review and site visit in early 2018, LMU-DCOM was found to be compliant with 57 of 61 elements and reaccredited by the COCA through 2022. In accordance with the newly established rubric developed by the COCA, LMU-DCOM was granted continuing accreditation with heightened monitoring. LMU-DCOM submitted a progress report November 1, 2018 and COCA accepted the progress report without amendments and all standards were met. COCA has also granted LMU-DCOM approval for an additional location and class size increase in Knoxville, TN starting Fall 2019.”

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“Following the most recent accreditation review and site visit in early 2018, LMU-DCOM was found to be compliant with 57 of 61 elements and reaccredited by the COCA through 2022. In accordance with the newly established rubric developed by the COCA, LMU-DCOM was granted continuing accreditation with heightened monitoring. LMU-DCOM submitted a progress report November 1, 2018 and COCA accepted the progress report without amendments and all standards were met. COCA has also granted LMU-DCOM approval for an additional location and class size increase in Knoxville, TN starting Fall 2019.”

Do you know of any student ambassadors at LMU and how I could get in contact with one?
 
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I feel concerned about the accreditation issue they had. I understand they are still accredited but how will this affect future students. I really want to apply. Any one else have more info on this?
 
I feel concerned about the accreditation issue they had. I understand they are still accredited but how will this affect future students. I really want to apply. Any one else have more info on this?
Years ago and they fixed it.
 
I feel concerned about the accreditation issue they had. I understand they are still accredited but how will this affect future students. I really want to apply. Any one else have more info on this?

Unfortunately, that’s all the information that there is publicly available. They were reviewed in 2018, found to be non compliant with a few standards, fixed them and were found to be compliant later that year, and will be re-visited in 2022.

As far as I understand, the only impact it has on current or future students is that they may get surveyed more often by COCA while there.
 
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Unfortunately, that’s all the information that there is publicly available. They were reviewed in 2018, found to be non compliant with a few standards, fixed them and were found to be compliant later that year, and will be re-visited in 2022.

As far as I understand, the only impact it has on current or future students is that they may get surveyed more often by COCA while there.
This helps and makes sense. Thanks
 
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Alright LMU had a tough day. Just hand me the secondary and interview
 
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Essay Questions on Secondary:

1) REQUIRED: Please write and ATTACH the short essay addressing ONE of the following questions:

Medical school requires a huge commitment in time and energy. How have you prepared for this commitment?

OR

If you are a re-applicant please tell us what you have done to strengthen your application.



2) Optional: Is there anything you want the admissions committee to know that you haven’t explained on your AACOMAS application?
 
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Is there no character or word limit to these essays?
Also, what file type do we upload the essays as, just a Word doc?
 
Is there no character or word limit to these essays?
Also, what file type do we upload the essays as, just a Word doc?
Another no word count .. sigh. I’ll try to hit 1500-2500 characters for each prompt.
 
Is there no character or word limit to these essays?
Also, what file type do we upload the essays as, just a Word doc?
No word/character limit though it does say "short." I submitted my essay as a PDF.
 
Was the interview selection tab always available?
 
It’s actually kinda funny you ask, last years thread was curious about it too
Wonder if there was a correlation with people who had access to it earlier and ones that got an interview invite. I’ll probably dig through the thread and see.

some said it’s normally restricted from you to see.
 
Wonder if there was a correlation with people who had access to it earlier and ones that got an interview invite. I’ll probably dig through the thread and see.

some said it’s normally restricted from you to see.
Just to confirm you're talking about this link, right?
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Ok cool, I had it there from the day that I received the application received email.

Edit: I wish there was correlation with it, but I prefer not to get my hopes up before the eggs hatch.
Yeah you are right . Seems like august 5 is when interviews come out. Little while longer to wait. I guess it’s good we haven’t got rejected yet
 
What day did you submit

I did mine July 2nd still waiting (5 days)
I submitted my secondary on July 2nd as well. Fingers crossed we'll get the "officially completed" e-mail today or tomorrow followed by an interview in the near future :) !!!
 
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For the secondary where it asks about reapplicant, do they mean reapplicant in general or at this school? I did reapply this year but did not apply to this school last year.
 
For the secondary where it asks about reapplicant, do they mean reapplicant in general or at this school? I did reapply this year but did not apply to this school last year.
To the school
 
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Has anyone else received the file complete email? I submitted secondary on July 2nd
 
I'm having a difficult time writing the secondary essay. I am wondering if I should focus on the time I've spent in academics studying MCAT and volunteering and other extra curricular or if I should focus on something else.
 
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