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Can letters of recommendation writers see /have access to my MCAT when they upload their letter.

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by hawkeye3211, May 14, 2014.

  1. hawkeye3211

    hawkeye3211 2+ Year Member

    Aug 4, 2013
    I am just wondering cause mine wants to see it, so if they cannot see it in AMCAS when they upload their letter I will include it in my resume.
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  3. mvenus929

    mvenus929 Physician 10+ Year Member

    Jul 6, 2006
    I'm fairly certain they don't have access to any part of your AMCAS application.
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  4. gyngyn

    gyngyn Professor Moderator Physician Faculty Lifetime Donor Gold Donor Classifieds Approved 5+ Year Member

    Nov 4, 2011
    Alta California
    FERPA protects your information, so no, only admissions officers at the schools you designate can see your scores.
  5. PreMedOrDead

    PreMedOrDead I'm sure you'll get in... 5+ Year Member

    May 19, 2012
    A dark, dark cave
    Your letter writers receive no information beyond what you provide them. Basically, make sure they have access to enough information that they can write a convincing letter on your behalf. Also, if they are not familiar with the medical admissions process, it may be a good idea to provide them information that you may think is general knowledge (e.g. Telling your English professor you got a 44 on your MCAT may not impress them like you think it would... whereas telling them you scored in the top 0.01% might).
  6. hawkeye3211

    hawkeye3211 2+ Year Member

    Aug 4, 2013
    Thank you all!

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