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  1. Bevo

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    I got a postcard back today saying they are missing a recommendation letter from a professor familiar with my work. aside from some other things, pre med committe LORs and DO LOR.

    also on missing semester hours it has a NIP for genetics and a IP for biochemistry.

    what does that stand for?
     
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  3. Doctor Peloncito

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    My assumptions:

    IP=In progress
    NIP=Not in progress
     
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    yeah I guess that makes sense.

    but I guess my main question is the one I didn't write down :|

    do I need to send them a letter from a science professor when I have my pre med committee letters being sent to them.

    from what Ive seen from other applications is that it was one or the other, not both.
     
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    My recollection is that they wanted a DO letter and either a committee letter or two science faculty letters. Not sure, though, and I don't have my stuff with me here at work.

    Russell
     
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    I remember having to work with my advisor for the application because they wanted a science faculty member to write a letter who was not on the premed committee. In other words, they want three separate letters:
    DO physician
    Science faculty member
    Premed advisor/committee

    Hope this helps:)

    Mindy
    UHS class of 2007
     
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    do you think a neuroscience faculty member would be ok?
     
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    Yes I think that should be fine. As long as he knows something more about you other then the grade you got in the course. Good luck!
     
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    Mindy is right, you need an evaluation letter from each of the following sources:
    - a physician, preferably a D.O.
    - a science faculty member who is familiar with your academic work.
    - a pre-medical source: this could be an advisor's letter, a composite evaluation, or evaluations from a committee.

    Good luck,

    Russell
     
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    Good Luck Imbebo!!! We're all rooting for you:)
     
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    would it be bad to have 2 professors send in a recommendation letter?

    I asked one and didn't get a response from him until this morning. I learned after I asked him that he was leaving the country for a week. He said he could have it sent out by the 19th or 20th of Dec.

    So I asked another professor who said he could do it, but he couldn't do it until the start of next spring semester which is Jan 13th.

    Do I have them both send a LOR in or do I tell the 2nd thank you very much and tell him a little white lie saying I thought the deadline was later?
     
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    I don't think that two will hurt.

    Good Luck,

    Russell
     

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