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When are LORs?

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - DO' started by nm825, May 20, 2014.

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  1. nm825

    nm825 5+ Year Member

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    So from what I've read, they're generally due when you submit secondaries. Is this correct? I have a committee letter; I just need to get the DO later. I was planning on asking a week from today when I see the DO I've been shadowing. Do you think this will be enough time? 4 weeks?
     
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  3. Fedxup

    Fedxup 2+ Year Member

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    Yes, most secondaries don't come out until July or even August. Give the doctor plenty of time to write your letter.
     
  4. Sean Lee

    Sean Lee

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    July/August.
     
  5. WhyDoWeFall

    WhyDoWeFall 5+ Year Member

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    Not ALL schools require you to send in your LOR with your secondary, I would do some research on the schools you plan to apply to otherwise you will be wasting money.

    Most secondaries don't come out for a while anyway but make sure you tell the physician when you plan on submitting your secondaries so they have a good timeline going. I would say earlier than later just to make room for the unknown.
     

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