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Waitlist -- letter of intent

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by Vdawg, May 30, 2002.

  1. Vdawg

    Vdawg Senior Member
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    do you think a letter of intent allows a school to hold out on accepting you sometimes as they try to see if they can recruit higher candidates? I know some schools want peope that want them.. but I'm sure all schools would love to boost their US news standing. so maybe they might say.. ok, this guy says he'll come for sure, then ask some other people, and if they say no, then they might let you in a lot later on in the process. I know some people are getting in with letters but this may be because they are already really competitive applicants. but for those that are on the lower end of the spectrum...
     
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  3. Doc AdamK in 2006

    Doc AdamK in 2006 Now 2 year UB Med Doc
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    What makes you say that the person writing the letter of intent does not have higher stats then the schools AVG.

    I think it can only help.
    Maybe not hmmm

    AK
     
  4. Vdawg

    Vdawg Senior Member
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    yeah that could be possible. but I meant to say for a person writing a letter of intent that was below the avg.
     
  5. Doc AdamK in 2006

    Doc AdamK in 2006 Now 2 year UB Med Doc
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    That is interesting. I think that would be unethical of the medical school. If that got out to pre-meds, I think people would never write another letter of intent.

    Now that makes me think my letter of intent could be used that way.

    Ahhhh!

    AK
     
  6. imtiaz

    imtiaz i cant translate stupid
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    i wouldn't be surprised if this kind of thing goes on all the time. you just never know with these people (adcoms). it's all speculation though, i wouldn't worry about it. it's not worth it and it's out of your hands how they interpret your letter of interest/intent. :rolleyes:
     

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