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Sorry if this has been discussed already. A friend of mine wrote thank you notes to his letter writers which I thought was a good idea. But he also bought each of them a small gift. What do you think about that? I wouldnt mind getting my letter writers something small-like a Starbucks gift card or something like that, but does that come off as total arsekissing? Especially since some of these people will have a say in ranking me?

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Yeah I would avoid bribery until after match. I hand wrote thank yous to all of them. Then after match day we will see.
 

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EctopicFetus said:
Yeah I would avoid bribery until after match. I hand wrote thank yous to all of them. Then after match day we will see.
Personally, I don't think you need to resort to bribery. We're poor med students, and they appreciate that. I've been e-mailing my letter writers intermittently to let them know how I'm doing and where I am interviewing. I'll send them written thank you's after Match and graduation announcements in the spring. :p
 

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Legion560 said:
Sorry if this has been discussed already. A friend of mine wrote thank you notes to his letter writers which I thought was a good idea. But he also bought each of them a small gift. What do you think about that? I wouldnt mind getting my letter writers something small-like a Starbucks gift card or something like that, but does that come off as total arsekissing? Especially since some of these people will have a say in ranking me?

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It's totally unnecessary. However, if you have an adviser who was particularly good to you and you really want to do something, cookies are always appreciated. ;)
 
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