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Awaiting on 2 of 3 evaluations--PLEASE HELP

Discussion in 'Pre-Dental' started by taimishu616, Sep 4, 2014.

  1. taimishu616

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    My AADSAS Application was completed on 8/15 and the mail date was 8/29...I have almost finished paying secondary fees/completing secondary apps (16 out of 18 schools applied)...I had a couple questions:

    1) My professors/dentists are taking quite a long time to complete their evaluations and submit them to AADSAS. A few of the schools on the "school decisions" sections say "received/under review" and some of them say "received/awaiting additional confirmation".

    do the schools that say "received/under review" look at my application even though 2 of my 3 evaluations are not completed yet?? I am very confused on the difference..

    2) I was contemplating whether I should speak to my professors to hurry up the recommendation. Is this ok to do?? I am panicking since I have no control of when they will finish the letter..

    I have a 3.49 sGPA and 3.64 oGPA, DAT: AA:20 TS: 20 PAT: 26 RC: 21 QR:17

    Thank you!!
     
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  3. Imrizzle

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    You NEED to get on your teachers, when was the last time you contacted them for the letters? I'm not sure on the application status of under review, better call or email the schools and ask.

    Good luck
     
  4. supergenius310

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    This is precisely the reason I used Interfolio to gather my LORs beforehand. No stress of losing them or having to wait for professors. Best of luck getting them!
     
  5. trangtn

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    How long have they had to write it? I always give a reasonable deadline to my letter writers. Try bugging them more and state specifically when you need it (give a date) by and maybe offer an explanation of how important it is to get them in soon considering it's pretty late in the cycle.
     
  6. 2THDDS

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    They know how important the letters are and sometimes they are just as.sholes about it and I hated it when I had to wait for my letters. I literally had to wait 4 months to get it, not to mention about numerous emails and visits I paid to their summer classes. Getting the letter is sometimes more PITA than other application materials like doing personal statements and even studying for DAT.

    Only thing you can do is keep sending them reminders, hope you will get at least some responses unlike my professors.
     

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