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Too many LORs???


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Jul 15, 2006
  1. Pre-Dental
    I had a question:

    I called bunch of schools that I am applying to, it seems like majority of them do not have limit on how many letters that I can send. You guys think there there is number of letters that are considered just too much. I have like 7 or 8 letters because different schools have different requirements but if they don't have limit, i feel like sending all of them to all the schools.

    what do you guys think?


    btw, I am not using AADSAS TO send letters. my school has letter of recommendation service and I am using that.


    Dr of Dental Shadowing
    15+ Year Member
    Jul 2, 2004
    Atlanta, GA
    1. Pre-Medical
      I think you could eventually go overboard. If a schools asks for letters from a professor, dentist, and one other personal reference, I would not send more than 2 for each type. Rec. letters are only one factor of being accepted, I dont think 8 letters are going to help out any more than 3-6 since they consider so many other qualities in an applicant, especially if they all say about the same things.
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