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LOR from a pharmacist?

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by Doc Henry, May 1, 2007.

  1. Doc Henry

    Doc Henry blowin' in the wind 10+ Year Member

    Feb 4, 2007
    I am really close with a pharmacist who I have worked for off and on for years as a pharmacy tech and he knows my passion for medicine better than anyone. Should I put the pharmacy tech work on my app and would a letter from him be worth anything?

    BTW I also have letters from a DO and MD so I'm not trying to replace a doctor letter with a pharm d letter.

    (i know there is a thread about whether pharmacy tech=clinical experience but that is not my question and i didn't want to steal that thread)
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  3. TheGreatHunt

    TheGreatHunt High Performance 7+ Year Member

    Jan 5, 2007
    Bump, wondering the same thing!
  4. pennybridge

    pennybridge Banned Banned

    Oct 13, 2006
    I read the thread title as "LOL from a pharmacist"
  5. rockinthemullet

    rockinthemullet Dig the hair? 7+ Year Member

    Sep 26, 2006

    I had a pharmacist write me a LOR b/c I had worked with him for 2 1/2 years and had gotten to know him well. I also put the pharm. tech on my application. All of the schools that I applied to seemed to like both the LOR and that I mentioned work in a pharmacy on my app.
  6. DianaUT06

    DianaUT06 MS4 5+ Year Member

    Feb 27, 2006
    Yes and yes, my dad happens to be a pharmacist and he had a kid working for him for a couple of years as a tech...he wrote him a LOR and he was accepted to med school this past year.

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