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- Jul 18, 2017
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1. Yes.So I had a couple questions about LORs:
1. If the professor [redacted]
2. How much will it [redacted]
You could edit a copy of the letter and ask how she'd feel about adding the extra material. But be careful to speak in her voice. Give her permission to refuse if she thinks it would be too much work to edit.Going off of that if I want some commentary about other stuff I did in her course added in, is this ethical what’s the most polite way to ask?
Adcomms will not hold her more limited ability to write the English language against you. I agree it would be inappropriate to correct her grammar, unless she asks you.I actually read it and it’s not too bad in the sense she wrote a hodgepodge of positive adjectives basically saying the same thing over and over again. Also Im not trying to sound conceited at all, but it seems she basically thesaurused the word good and wrote the same sentence repeatedly to fill a page although I guess she wrote positive things about why I would be a good doctor. But I don’t have much of a choice since I don’t know that many of my professors and she teaches orgo which is a notable premed class.
Tl;dr If the quality of English of a LOR is very poor would that negatively impact my application? I could try to correct it but I’m afraid it would offend my professor if I sent an edited version back to her correcting her grammar.