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Pre-med committee letter?

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by streetdoc, Oct 7, 2002.

  1. streetdoc

    streetdoc Senior Member
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    One of my secondaries asks for a pre-med committee letter. i went to a smaller school and we don't have an official committee, but my advisor/department chair said they could write one as a committee for me. is this a good idea or should i let the school know there is no committee???
    and what does a committee usually consist of? all science profs?
    thanks for the help
    streetdoc
     
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  3. SDNLurker

    SDNLurker Junior Member
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    my school used a committee full of science people, a few local doctors and professors. Youshould be fine! :)
     
  4. SMW

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    Just inform the school that your school does not have a committee, and go ahead and send your LOR's. Many schools require you to use a committee letter if your school has one, but no one expects you to go to the trouble of convening a committee that does not exist!! Plus it would just delay you. My school (a large private university) did not have a committee, so I have no idea who's usually on them, but I had no problems applying to 23 schools without a committee. Good luck with your applications!! :)
     
  5. Andrew_Doan

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    SMW is right. Listen to her. If the school has a committee, then this letter must be used. If not, then use the LORs.
     
  6. Amy B

    Amy B I miss my son so much
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    Hi,

    I agree, just let the school know you don't have a committee. Most of the time they will let you know what they want in place of a committee letter. LOR's are used in place of the letter as said above.
     

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