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Hey I had a question about letters of rec. So far I have a letter from the dentist I shadowed, and one from a biochem professor. I am going to get one from the Doctor who I am researching (plant pathology) under at college. He's not a professor so I was wondering are these enough for my application and to send to dental schools or do I need another one from a professor??



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Most schools i applied to required 3 letters all from Profs. Some even said that they cannot be in the plant/environmental sciences. I had one from a post-doc, it was in addition to the 3 Prof letters. But I guess it depends on where you are applying to.


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Most school require 3 letters from all professors, however, there are exceptions. You'll have to research the LOR requirement from the school your choosing to apply to.

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