Habbas

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Sorry is this topic has been beaten to death but i had a few questions:

Do LOR's necessarily have to be from professors?

The only professors im really strong with his my current thesis professor. I feel that perhaps the dentist i job shadowed and a former employer ( i worked at a limo), really knew me best as a person. So i was wondering what to do

Also I was wondering how many LOR's we exactly need? 3?
 

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the number of LORs you need will vary from school to school (3-4, etc). some schools will explicitly state that LORs must come from faculty. imo, your former emloyer letter will be good as an extra letter. dentist letter will be valuable as well.
 
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Habbas

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So would instructional assitants from the faculty or perhaps TA's also work?

and where can i find out which school requires how many reference letters?
 

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Habbas

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How much do the leters of evaluation account for?

darn now im stressing