Format of LOR?

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  1. Particleinabox

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    So, some of my professors and research advisers have asked me about the format of the LOR and I don't know what to tell them. One even told me to basically write it myself and they would put in more (he's lazy). So, I know there's no explicit format.. but what should I say? Anyone have input?
     
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    cross-posting
     
  4. DRBHOOM

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    I had this exact question... If i could add an employer(pharmacist i work for) that would be perfect. :thumbup:

    op thank you for the great question, and thanks for the replies guys/gals
     
  5. DRBHOOM

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    is that an actual accepted format ?? or is that homegrown?
     
  6. nu2004

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    i'm not sure what you mean by "accepted" format. it's very close to an actual letter that a physician i shadowed wrote for me. not saying it's a great letter, but if your letter-writer is too lazy to come up with something original, it's a lot better than whatever else you could expect from them :)
     
  7. Particleinabox

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    Anyone else have any input or comments on what they've had written about them?
     
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    Our prehealth advisers gave us this to give to our recommenders, i thought it was good and thorough.
     

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  9. DRBHOOM

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    i think with this and the above posted format my pharmacist should be able to write something great.

    thank you guys for this!:thumbup:
     

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