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Getting into Medical School:    Tips for Obtaining Optimal Letters of              Recommendation                    Prese...
Getting into medical school is      becoming increasingly competitive.www.InsiderMedicalAdmissions.com
More competitive candidates are now        pursuing a medical career making the submission of an excellent medical school ...
American Medical College          Application Service (AMCAS ®)      accepts letters of recommendation (LORs)            f...
LORs      are one of the most critical aspects         of applying to medical school.www.InsiderMedicalAdmissions.com
Choose the right person                    to author your                        LOR.www.InsiderMedicalAdmissions.com
A LOR writer wish list            would include someone who  Is senior faculty with a weighty title  Is well known in his/...
It is important to                directly ask any potential author,            Can you write me a very      strong letter...
Receiving a LOR from an accomplished, known colleague will usually be weighed  more heavily than one from someone    deeme...
To improve your medical school             candidacy fully, consider           working with a professional.www.InsiderMedi...
Applicants can unknowingly undermine       their chances of success with  poorly compiled application materials.www.Inside...
A qualified personal medical           school admissions consultant            provides a great advantage.www.InsiderMedic...
Medical school consulting companies        come in a variety of forms.www.InsiderMedicalAdmissions.com
Elite companies offer both the            medical focus and a highly           experienced consultant who          works o...
These professionals have the inside     knowledge of how medical school         admissions work, providing    individualiz...
Elite companies that offer both the           medical focus and a highly      experienced consultant who works     one-on-...
Get more information atwww.InsiderMedicalAdmissions.com             Michelle A. Finkel, MD        Founder, Insider Medical...
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Getting into Medical School: Tips for Obtaining Optimal Letters of Recommendation

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More than ever, a strong letter of recommendation is one of the most critical aspects of applying to medical school. Here's how you can set yourself apart.

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Getting into Medical School: Tips for Obtaining Optimal Letters of Recommendation

  1. 1. Getting into Medical School: Tips for Obtaining Optimal Letters of Recommendation Presented by Michelle A. Finkel, MD Founder, Insider Medical Admissions
  2. 2. Getting into medical school is becoming increasingly competitive.www.InsiderMedicalAdmissions.com
  3. 3. More competitive candidates are now pursuing a medical career making the submission of an excellent medical school application more important.www.InsiderMedicalAdmissions.com
  4. 4. American Medical College Application Service (AMCAS ®) accepts letters of recommendation (LORs) for participating medical schools, enabling institutions to receive letters electronically.www.InsiderMedicalAdmissions.com
  5. 5. LORs are one of the most critical aspects of applying to medical school.www.InsiderMedicalAdmissions.com
  6. 6. Choose the right person to author your LOR.www.InsiderMedicalAdmissions.com
  7. 7. A LOR writer wish list would include someone who Is senior faculty with a weighty title Is well known in his/her field Has spent significant time with you Is an experienced letter-writer Has explicitly stated s/he will write you a strong LORwww.InsiderMedicalAdmissions.com
  8. 8. It is important to directly ask any potential author, Can you write me a very strong letter for medical school?www.InsiderMedicalAdmissions.com
  9. 9. Receiving a LOR from an accomplished, known colleague will usually be weighed more heavily than one from someone deemed less accomplished and unfamiliar.www.InsiderMedicalAdmissions.com
  10. 10. To improve your medical school candidacy fully, consider working with a professional.www.InsiderMedicalAdmissions.com
  11. 11. Applicants can unknowingly undermine their chances of success with poorly compiled application materials.www.InsiderMedicalAdmissions.com
  12. 12. A qualified personal medical school admissions consultant provides a great advantage.www.InsiderMedicalAdmissions.com
  13. 13. Medical school consulting companies come in a variety of forms.www.InsiderMedicalAdmissions.com
  14. 14. Elite companies offer both the medical focus and a highly experienced consultant who works one-on-one with clients.www.InsiderMedicalAdmissions.com
  15. 15. These professionals have the inside knowledge of how medical school admissions work, providing individualized guidance to optimize applicants personal essays, AMCAS ® and interview skills.www.InsiderMedicalAdmissions.com
  16. 16. Elite companies that offer both the medical focus and a highly experienced consultant who works one-on-one with clients offer a large advantage for pre-medical applicants.www.InsiderMedicalAdmissions.com
  17. 17. Get more information atwww.InsiderMedicalAdmissions.com Michelle A. Finkel, MD Founder, Insider Medical Admissions Follow me on @InsiderMedical

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