LOR Question..

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LOR Question..

Postby rocker1487 » Tue Feb 09, 2010 9:39 pm

Hello TLSers,

Any idea if it's a bad idea to send more LOR's than required by the app? I have 3 amazing LOR's, and it's hard to narrow it down to the best 2 which is what is required on the app. However, LSAC says the school takes up to 3. I just don't want to look like a douche that can't follow directions.

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Re: LOR Question..

Postby im_blue » Tue Feb 09, 2010 9:48 pm

It's fine, lots of applicants send in 3 LORs when only 2 are required. I would say sending 4 would look like you can't follow directions.

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Re: LOR Question..

Postby autarkh » Wed Feb 10, 2010 3:59 am

It depends on the school. Some don't allow you to attach more than 2. Usually, if you look at LSAC, it will tell you required number and max. If 3 exceeds the max, then save the third in case you get waitlisted. You could send it with your LOCI.

For most schools though, 3 is fine. I sent 3 to all that allowed it.

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Re: LOR Question..

Postby Grizz » Wed Feb 10, 2010 4:32 am

Feel free to send in more than required if the school allows it. However, if the school caps LORs, do not under any circumstances send more than the max amt.

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