Secondaries!! What the hell are they???

Discussion in 'Dental' started by DesiDentist, Jul 29, 2001.

  1. DesiDentist

    DesiDentist G. S. Khurana, DMD, MBA
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    Jul 21, 2001
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    I had a question regarding secondaries. For those who have received them or know what kind of questions they consist of could you let others know. I mean, I looked at the application you send to AADSAS and I thought it was really thorough. Do the secondaries consist of the same type of questions? If they do, I think it is frivilous to reask the same stuff over and over again. If someone could tell me what they actually ask that would be appreciated.
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  2. snhate

    snhate Junior Member

    Jul 31, 2001
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    Here's the down low on secondaries. Some places have them, some places don't. Some places charge you to send in this second application. Like Harvard that charged me $25 four years ago to send a secondary, and then sent me a rejection letter a week later that was post-marked before my secondary was due. Huh? Never did get a refund.
    My suggestion. Shotgun apply. Then fill out only the secondaries you are serious about. Some are free, those are usually state schools. Some are long and some are short. So write a few blanket essays that you can use over and over. Basically, if you are getting secondaries, you are doing keep it up.
    -DentalGuru :D

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