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Does the dean of your undergrad school have any part in the med school application process?

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by Faupremed, Aug 5, 2015.

  1. Faupremed

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    Does the dean of your undergrad school have any part in the med school application process? As in, can he help you in any way besides if you ask to write a letter of recommendation? can he deter one's chances if he doesnt like you? or does he play no role?
     
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  3. gyngyn

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    They play no direct role anywhere I've worked.
    Lofty individuals often try to intervene (with variable success) for their favorite candidates.
    I've never heard of one trying to reduce someone's chances.
     
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  4. Faupremed

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    Good to know. I had a disagreement about the schools parking policy and they took it the wrong way lol. Is it only the pre-med advisors/health committee that send their letters about you? or once again, do you control the everything a med school receives? (obviously conduct/cheating infractions get sent, but if you had an issue they cant like write a letter saying i dont like him?)
     
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    You designate the committee letter (or individual letter writers).
     
  6. NotASerialKiller

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    It would take a very petty man/woman to try to keep someone out of med school because of parking.
     
  7. gyngyn

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    Unless there was an IA, the odds of this being reported are vanishingly small.
     
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    it was unreal; they took my comments personal and they told the dean i was abusive and i tried talking to the dean who straight up said youre wasting my time i take their word over yours because he works with them lol. good to know this wont affect me.
     
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    IA?
     
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    Lots of threads about them. TL;DR they're bad :(
     
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    nope wasnt taken before any committee or judicial thing, just some bitter comments from their side
     
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    Well, this is neuroticism at a whole other level...
     
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    have your **** but dont let your **** have you...egos man
     
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    Hey hey clam down, learn to take a joke will you?

    Also with the auto censor I have no idea what curses you just threw at me lol
     
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    There's an auto censor?
     
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    **** you

    See that? I actually wrote out the word but it changes to asterisks automatically
     
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    **** you too.

    Edit: Sweeeeettttt even less effort for me.
     
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  18. avgn

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    Have you really been censoring yourself manually??
     
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    Yes.
     
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    IU and WUSTL do require dean's letters.
     
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    Rofl.

    Edit: ****, I got necroed.
     

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