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nhasifuture

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Hello everyone, I already got 5 LOR’s
  • General Chemistry Prof.
  • PI (he does not know me that well since I don’t directly work with him)
  • Postdoc who I was directly working with in my research (I know, this is kind of redundant since I already got a letter from my PI, but my postdoc knows me well and I know that I’d get a good letter from him)
  • Dentist
  • Volunteer (American Red Cross)
My question is, do I still need one more LOR from a science professor since most schools require 2 science letters?
Please let me know what you guys think and thanks in advance!
 

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Hello everyone, I already got 5 LOR’s
  • General Chemistry Prof.
  • PI (he does not know me that well since I don’t directly work with him)
  • Postdoc who I was directly working with in my research (I know, this is kind of redundant since I already got a letter from my PI, but my postdoc knows me well and I know that I’d get a good letter from him)
  • Dentist
  • Volunteer (American Red Cross)
My question is, do I still need one more LOR from a science professor since most schools require 2 science letters?
Please let me know what you guys think and thanks in advance!

the person i researched for counted as one of my science professors because he taught science classes.

i think you have a good amount of letters. make sure to take a look at the lor requirements for the schools you are applying to.

i sent AADSAS my 4 main letters. which are 2 science, health advisor, and volunteer supervisor.

i had 3 extra letters because some schools wanted specific letters. loma linda wanted a letter from a religious leader. unlv required a letter from a dentist, and columbia wanted an extra science professor.
 

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Do we HAVE to get LOR from dentist?

For me, I'm going to summit 4 letters to AADSAS
I have 3 LOR from professors (all from science)
Should I get LOR from church pastor or dentist (I volunteer there for a year)?
 

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Do we HAVE to get LOR from dentist?

For me, I'm going to summit 4 letters to AADSAS
I have 3 LOR from professors (all from science)
Should I get LOR from church pastor or dentist (I volunteer there for a year)?

my 4 letters was sent to all the schools i applied to. my dentist letter was only sent to unlv. my letter from religious leader was sent only to loma linda and my other science professor letter was sent only to columbia.
 

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How does the adcom know if the researcher teaches a class or not?
 

ummjoey

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How does the adcom know if the researcher teaches a class or not?

maybe in the lor the professor will say something like "this student got an A in my class?"

the adcoms can contact the professors?

look it up on their school website? i dunno
 

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i heard somewhere on here that AADSAS only accepts a maximum of 4 letters, but now i see AADSAS will process all LORs that we choose to submit
https://aadsas.adea.org/aadsas2007/lor.html#Q7
i'll have ~5 LORs to submit (3 sci profs, my PI, and my dentist), so i'm kinda interested to know. can anyone confirm this?
 

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