Tips for Writing Letters of Recommendation for Students Applying to Medical School
April 17, 2014 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EDT
Hammer Health Sciences Center
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DATE: Thursday, April 17th, 2014
Dr. Stephen Nicholas, P&S associate dean for admissions, and Dr. Patrice Spitalnik, assistant director of the P&S MD-PhD program and a member of the P&S admissions committee, will discuss:
• Key factors that admissions committees look for
• Ways to maximize the likelihood your letter will be read
• Common-sense guidelines to avoid hyperbole and convey first-hand knowledge of an applicant
• Ways subtleties in language may help or hurt an applicant
• Beyond a letter of recommendation, what you can do to advocate for the exceptionally-talented student.
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