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SHC1984

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Looks like you lucked out! :D My sister had a professor one time that told her to just WRITE her own recommendation and he will just sign it! So she wrote what she wanted and he signed it. :laugh: It worked for her.
 

ummjoey

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arent you not suppose to read any of your letters?
 

PorkChop2008

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arent you not suppose to read any of your letters?

There is a box on the LOR that states if you want the right to be able to read it or not...or something like that. Reading your LOR's isn't against the rules, but a LOR that you waive all rights to view is much stronger than one that you have viewed.

At 2 interviews this cycle the interviewer asked me directly if I had read any of my LOR's.
 

TheDrewYouKnew

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You got "hooked up", but this is very common.

The dentist I shadowed for a long time wrote my LOR. However, he sent me his stationary so that if I didn't like it I could write it myself. He gave me his permission to use his signature or anything I needed. Is this wrong or am I just getting hooked up?
 
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