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Various LOI language and binding-ness?

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by Shpamme, Feb 26, 2007.

  1. Shpamme

    Shpamme status pages confuse me.
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    Hey guys, I don't want to do others, myself, or the school a disservice by sending out more than one LOintent--so I just wanted to get the language straight.

    "i will enroll if accepted" -- duh, LOintent

    just saying "my top choice school" without the "i will enroll" guarantee -- LOinterest or LOintent?

    "at the top of my list" --LOintent or LOinterest (i'm leaning toward LOinterest)

    "i would be excited to get an acceptance" -- LOinterest or LOintent?

    thanks..
     
  2. FemalesCANTDriv

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    First two sound like letter of intent... last two sound like letters of interest.
     
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    Just say you would be excited to have an opportunity to study medicine there. I personally don't like the top of list stuff, it is less direct towards the school and not as strong, my opinion.
     
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    Be honest. If you'd go to School A above any other if you were to be accepted, say so. If you just really want to go there, say that instead.
     
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    second one is letter of interest, in my opinion
     
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    I spoke w/ someone in admissions the other day and their take was much like I expected. Basically since nothing is legally binding, they treat it as such. They look at it as strong interest, but they realize its not binding and so put a commensurate amount of weight on it.
     

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