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"Thank you" note

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by paceac, Nov 15, 2005.

  1. paceac

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    I was just wondering if sending a "thank you" email to an interviewer is acceptable or does it look better to send a letter? My interviewer at VCU was great and I wanted to express my gratitude. I have her email address but not her mailing address.
     
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  3. Rendar5

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    send it however you want. It won't be affecting ur admissions chances, so if u want to e-mail, then e-mail.
     
  4. JustR

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    is there anyway to get a mailing address?
     
  5. Pontifex Maximus

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    Its acceptable, sure. Email should be fine.
     
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    I don't know who you are but i was talking to both people above.
     
  7. Pontifex Maximus

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    what?
     
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    aawww!! so it's u. :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:
     
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    ditto.

    also there are differing opinions on the effect of thank you notes/cards. in any case, if you cannot find their mailing address, an email is perfectly fine.
     
  10. Law2Doc

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    Thank you notes have absolutely no impact on admissions, but are simply a matter of courtesy, and are generally expected of professionals and soon to be professionals. It thus makes sense to get used to the etiquette, and send them. If you are worried about it being something which will help or hurt your admissions chances, you are already missing the point. As for sending thank you emails, I doubt there is a hard and fast rule, but I personally would only use email if the interviewer has indicated that they are receptive to email, have given you a business card with an email address prominently on it, or otherwise indicated that they are facile with computers (Some of the older docs are not).
     
  11. WholeLottaGame7

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    Well played by Cozmosis and JustR, well played... :laugh:
     
  12. MrBurns10

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    I think this exchange was quite possibly the strangest one I've ever seen on SDN.
     
  13. UCdannyLA

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    email is fine...

    I've sent "thank you" emails to most of the places I've interviewed at...and have been accepted at two of the schools so far.....so I don't think it will have any negative bearing on your app....probably won't affect it...but doesn't hurt to send one.
     
  14. Risa

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    Yes, call admissions and ask.

    Or, just send your note care of the admissions office. That's what I usually do.
     
  15. funshine

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    If you find some of her older posts, you'll find that JustR is hilarious. Almost as funny as bloodyninja. She has this cool lyrical way of writing too. :thumbup:
     

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