Sep 24, 2014
4
0
Status (Visible)
  1. Pre-Medical
Hey guys,

I have searched for a good half hour and haven't found a clear answer.

Is it a good idea to have a referee submit the same LOR to MD and DO schools? Or should I be asking referees to tailor my LOR a bit more for DO school?

There a lot of recommendations to use the same personal statement but nothing much on LORs. Appreciate your two cents.
 

iWillOneDay

Membership Revoked
Removed
Aug 16, 2013
541
247
Status (Visible)
  1. Pre-Medical
you do not need to have MD or DO specific LORs as long as they are decent.
That is more work for your letter writers, and you want to minimize that.

I didn't apply to MD but I would have used all of my letter to MD if I had. Maybe except for the DO physician letter because the provider and talked specifically about osteopathic schools.
 

AlbinoHawk DO

An Osteopath
7+ Year Member
Oct 19, 2013
4,923
5,522
Status (Visible)
  1. Non-Student
You must perform cranial and HVLA on the DO letter. Trust me, they'll know if it was done or not.
 
  • Like
Reactions: 1 user
This thread is more than 6 years old.

Your message may be considered spam for the following reasons:

  1. Your new thread title is very short, and likely is unhelpful.
  2. Your reply is very short and likely does not add anything to the thread.
  3. Your reply is very long and likely does not add anything to the thread.
  4. It is very likely that it does not need any further discussion and thus bumping it serves no purpose.
  5. Your message is mostly quotes or spoilers.
  6. Your reply has occurred very quickly after a previous reply and likely does not add anything to the thread.
  7. This thread is locked.
About the Ads