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how do letters of intent work?

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by Yogi Bear, Apr 17, 2002.

  1. Yogi Bear

    Yogi Bear 2K Member
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    Oct 11, 2001
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    I've read about other posters writing letters of intent/submitting add'l letters of recommendations. how does a letter of intent work? i.e. if one of the uc's (ucla) is your top school, could you send it out immediately after you interview?
  2. Doctora Foxy

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    Jan 28, 2002
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    Medical Student
    yes, if you are absolutely certain a school is your top choice and you would immediately withdraw all other applications if accepted, it doesn't hurt to tell them that. But I would call the school first to see if they accept such letters. :) Since schools want a high yield, they will be happy to accept you if they know you will matriculate. While the letter won't significantly increase your chances, when you are compared to a similar applicant who has no letter, they just might pick you since you show desire to attend! :D

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