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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.

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  1. hawkeye3211

    hawkeye3211 2+ Year Member

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    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 10+ Year Member

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

    gyngyn Professor Lifetime Donor Gold Donor SDN Moderator 5+ Year Member

    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... 2+ Year Member

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    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

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    Thank you all!
     

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