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Replacing a LOR after primary submission?

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by howieh, Aug 2, 2011.

  1. howieh

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    I have submitted my primary 2 weeks ago (thus also the LORs assignments), but it's not verified yet.

    One of my referees suddenly became unavailable (she hasn't sent in the LOR yet). Luckily I have found a replacement....

    But how do I delete the old LOR assignment and assign the new LOR to each school?

    Looks like AMCAS doesn't allow me to change LOR assignment once the primary was submitted.
     
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  3. mauberley

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    You mark the original one as "no longer being submitted" and create a new entry for the new letter.
     
  4. howieh

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    After creating the new entry, can I then simply assign the letter to each school on AMCAS, or do I have to call each school and let them know the change?
     
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    The bolded. The process is the same as it is before you submitted; there is no need to contact your schools unless their secondary application required that you indicate who, specifically, will be providing your letters.
     
  6. howieh

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    Thanks mauberley,

    Just to make sure that this still holds true after the primary is verified and before secondaries are submitted?
     
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    Yes.
     
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    Great! thanks.
     
  9. howieh

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    Well...I added the referee, and sent him the Letter Request Form.

    But then after I logged out AMCAS and logged back in, the entry disappears from the "Letters of Evaluation" section...As if I didn't add him. Strange...:confused: Did I do something wrong here? I haven't assigned him to any school yet, could that be the problem?
     
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    If these things disappear, it's likely because you did not save and recertify.
     

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