Question to Adcoms - when is average time for sending in secondaries?

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I have average stats.... is it still worth it for me to send in secondaries to allopathic medical schools? Am I really behind the ball?
 

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This is stuff only the wily old Admissions Dean knows; Adcom members themselves ave no idea about turn-around time.

I think you're right on time, though. Get them in! STAT!
 
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Thanks Goro for your response! Anyone else care to chime in?
 

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Thanks Goro for your response! Anyone else care to chime in?
Anywhere from 3 hours to 3 months, most being 3 to 4 weeks. Most adcom members/evaluators dont see/notice lag time. Adcom staff may be more likely to notice but it would little to no impact on the application.
 

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Anywhere from 3 hours to 3 months, most being 3 to 4 weeks. Most adcom members/evaluators dont see/notice lag time. Adcom staff may be more likely to notice but it would little to no impact on the application.
I believe OP is referring to secondary submission, aka is it worth it to submit secondaries 9/13 and forward.
 

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I believe OP is referring to secondary submission, aka is it worth it to submit secondaries 9/13 and forward.
So not the average time for sending in secondaries, but the average date.

Since most primaries are transmitted from mid-July thru late-August, secondaries average 3-4 weeks behind that