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What to do for research LOR?

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by [email protected], Dec 16, 2005.

  1. MEG@COOL

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    What should I do to show my appreciation to my professors for writing me LORS for different research programs and med school apps? Please nothing sexual.
     
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  2. DropkickMurphy

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    Damn....well maybe you could start by.....oh, nevermind. Wait, what about.....aww damn. I believe you have precluded any suggestions I have. :(
     
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  3. jammin06

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    thank you notes and gift cards are typical. i brought each of my recommenders something back from Kenya because they were writing my recs while I was abroad.
     
  4. MollyMalone

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    A thank-you note is really all that's needed. If you're in the financial situation to give a gift-card, then that's certainly not inappropriate, but it's also not required.
     
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    I can't believe reading SDN is now I found out John Spencer was dead. Now I have to mourn him and Leo... :(
     
  6. LizzyM

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    Depending on the professor -

    a bottle of sparkling wine (champagne or something similar) to drink a toast to your success

    or

    homebaked cookies in a pretty container (if you are a good baker and the professor has a sweet tooth)

    delivered to the professor after you get your first offer of admission.

    Of course, a sincere thank you note for giving you a work opportunity as well as for the LOR (but particularly for the work opportunity) is always appropriate and sufficient.
     
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  7. ti89

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    I think just a thank you note is fine.
     

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