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LOR advise needed

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by Human_Genome, Aug 2, 2002.

  1. Human_Genome

    Human_Genome Member
    7+ Year Member

    May 31, 2002
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    hey guys, i have a problem regarding LOR...

    most schools require something like two science professors and one non-science or whoever. One of the science professors that I asked the letter from was also my research advisor, and I found that in the letter he talked almost entirely about my research experience (with only one sentence mentioning that I took his class before). Is this bad? I am wondering if med school want to see more content regarding my performance in a classroom setting. (but I do have two other letters, one science and one non-science, that provide information on my school performance).

    any comment is welcomed.
  2. Spiderman [RNA Ladder 2003]

    Spiderman [RNA Ladder 2003] Platinum Member
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    Apr 8, 2002
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    Well, did he already send the letter in? You can ask him make a change. I do not think that it is a big deal. the main thing is that he does not say anything bad about you in the LOR.
  3. Adcadet

    Adcadet Long way from Gate 27
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    Jul 22, 2002
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    If your grades are good, I don't think it's a big deal. Regardless, a good letter is not a problem I would think. In fact, your research may be of more interest to the adcom than your school work.

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