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Discussion in 'Pre-Dental' started by EnviroDentist, Mar 3, 2007.

  1. EnviroDentist

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    So AADSAS has implemented new rules for the next application of a maximum of 4 LOR or one letter from a pre-health advisor/committee and one additional letter. So if you choose the 4 letter option are the letters from:
    2 science profs
    1 non-science profs
    1 dentist
    ?
    And the other option is the second letter from a dentist?

    Thanks and good luck in '08
     
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  3. QuackDentist

    QuackDentist I'm your ugly duckling.
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    that sounds pretty standard. personally, i wouldn't want 6 or 7 letters if i had to read them.
     
  4. pacbum

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    some schools require 3 science letters, and almost no school requires a non science (or non that i applied to). so i submitted 3 science letters and one dentist letter last year, and that was good enough for every school i applied to. the non science can't hurt, but make sure you don't need 3 science letters
     
  5. gogiantsss

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    is there a link to this new 4 letter rule? i want to read up on this some more. thanks!
     
  6. gogiantsss

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    i know that columbia and BU requires 3 science LORs. How would this affect their respective requirements? would we have to send the LORs directly to them? or will they modify their reqs to match aadsas
     
  7. bionerd

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    not true! while I was doing research about dental schools, i realized I couldn't apply to quite a few just because I didn't know any non-science professors. A lot of schools require it, but not ALL. I think people should send 2 science, 1 non-science, and dentist to AADSAS. Then, for the schools that require a 3rd science letter, just tell your professor to send directly to that school. Of course, you'll have to provide lots of stamps and envelopes that way.
     

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