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only 2 LORs in!! help!

Discussion in 'Neurology' started by mad_tcom, Dec 2, 2008.

  1. mad_tcom

    mad_tcom New Member

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    at this point, i only have 2 LORs finalized since the last attending who OFFERED to write me one has gone MIA. What is the next best thing I can do at this point? He is a staff neurologist at a very well known program and a letter from him would certainly help. However, i have a psychiatrist who would write me a letter quickly if I needed it.

    so, should I keep waiting on the Neuro letter or just go ahead and get the psychiatrist to write me one just to fill in the 3 letter requirement?

    p.s. I was lucky and my 2 submitted/finalized letters were excellent and have landed me interviews at places I thought would never take a second look at me.
     
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  3. Fencer

    Fencer MSTP Director
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    If the other 2 LOR are from neurologists, get a letter from the psychiatrist. Clearly the lack of 1 LOR is not hurting you.
     
  4. DocP

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    Honestly, it looks like you're doing great with your already submitted LoR's. I'm with Fencer here, go with the psychiatrist if the two you have are already from neurologists.
     
  5. memento

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    If the psychiatrist can write you a really good letter, why not? It adds some depth as well.
     

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