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Discussion in 'Medical Students - MD' started by MTY, Jul 12, 2000.

  1. MTY

    MTY

    my clinical research paper recently was accepted to Journal of American College of Surgeons. i didn't get a chance to mention it on my application.

    do you think it's worth of mentioning it? how much impact will it have on my application to med school?
     
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  3. GeoLeoX

    GeoLeoX Ancient

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    I certainly couldn't hurt! If you have already applied and have not yet interviewed I would call each program and see if they would let you forward a copy of your revised CV to enclose with your file. Most schools depending on their application processes are pretty good about it.
     
  4. 1918

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    Congratulations!

    By all means, follow-up with the schools you've applied to in order to update them. I don't care where you are in the app process (short of post-rejection), it is important and demonstrates your interest in the school(s).
     
  5. fiatslug

    fiatslug Senior Member
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    Any time you send the admissions office something, someone has to open up your file and put it in. That's one more chance for our file to move into a review pile! Now, I'm not recommending chain mail, but when I was waiting on some key UC secondaries, I sent them letters saying "here's all the fabulous stuff I'm doing now" (meeting requirements specific to that school, etc) and "looking forward to hearing from you." I got secondaries from those schools within a week.
     

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