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Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - DO' started by NMH2001, May 16, 2002.

  1. NMH2001

    NMH2001 Ferret Momma
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    Did any one get accepted to DO schools without a letter of rec from a DO?
     
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    some schools are really strict about it others aren't. I got into tucom, dmu, and i think comp without my DO letter yet. Some schools do require it. I think it would be better to have a letter from an MD who knows you than from a DO who you ate lunch with :)
     
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    OSU-COM says that they won't even grant an interview until you have a DO letter submitted. They will take an MD letter in addition to the DO letter--that can be the knows-you-well letter. The DO letter seems to be a way for them to confirm that you have some understanding of the osteopathic philosophy.
     
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    I got into UNECOM without a letter from a DO.
     
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    Hello! I received an acceptance from MSUCOM without a letter of recommendation from a D.O. They were more interested in receiving letters from individuals who knew me very well. I got to know a lot of D.O.'s while an undergrad at MSU, however, I did not feel that they were able to assess my abilities as well as other professionals I had interacted with. Best of luck to you!
     
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    Here are some schools don't need DO letter
    UNECOM
    NYCOM
    KCOM
    DMU
    PCOM
    Ohio-COM
    TCOM
    They all recommend applicants with at least a DO letter, but it's not required to complete you file.
     
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    Just adding UMDNJ-SOM to the list.

    Here are some schools don't need a DO letter
    UNECOM
    NYCOM
    KCOM
    DMU
    PCOM
    Ohio-COM
    TCOM
    UMDNJ-SOM
    They all recommend applicants with at least a DO letter, but it's not required to complete your file.
     

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