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What Did You do for Your Non-Science LOR?

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by metalgearHMN, Dec 5, 2008.

  1. metalgearHMN

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    For the Non-Science LOR requirement, who did you guys go to?
     
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    I used my match specialist from Big Brothers Big Sisters...I suggest anyone that can attest to your empathy and personal character, etc etc aside from school
     
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    A professor from a language class.
     
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    I worked in my college's writing center for three years helping other students with their papers and got my letter from the English professor who headed things up. I also took one of her classes.
     
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    The coordinator of my volunteer program, my current boss, and my previous boss.
     
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    the professor of my 20 person class. She read all of my papers and we had class discussions and I talked to her a little outside of class
     
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    I didn't need a nonscience letter, however I had a letter from a math professor, and advisor, and my communications professor.

    Edit: I don't know if math, despite being BCMP, would qualify as a science letter.
     
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    I took several Russian history course just out of interest, so I asked that professor.
     
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    I actually had a much harder time getting a science LOR than non-science ones. My humanities/social science classes were small and discussion-based, so it was easy to get to know the professors and make an impression as long as you had intelligent things to contribute every so often. The science classes, on the other hand, were always just "sit and listen to lecture," and I'm not really the kind of person to frequent office hours-- especially if I don't have any questions to ask.
     
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    I had a religious studies minor, so I asked a professor who I had taken about half my minor classes with.
     
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    I minored in History when I was in college and got know one of my history professors, who happily wrote me a letter.
     
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    ballet teacher who is also my boss when i taught ballet :)
     
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    taking a psyc class now just to get that letter. :laugh:
     
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    My Accounting professor.
     
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    A dean that I had worked with and had taken a class with.
     
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    My Asian Religions and First Year Seminar teacher. Not only did he know me really well, but seeing as I spoke openly about my Christianity in my PS, it was a bonus that I could get a teacher who could speak to my tolerance of others' religions.
     
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