Reapplicants - New LoRs?

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Reapplicants - New LoRs?

Postby El_Bee_Oh » Tue Sep 06, 2016 9:06 pm

I applied and was accepted to a few schools three years ago, but ended up withdrawing to work for a few years instead. What is the recommended protocol for letters of rec in this situation? Should I reuse the same ones from last time (both from professors)? Or should I get two new ones from people I work with? Is it too much if I submit all four?


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Re: Reapplicants - New LoRs?

Postby zeglo » Tue Sep 06, 2016 9:20 pm

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Re: Reapplicants - New LoRs?

Postby proteinshake » Tue Sep 06, 2016 9:33 pm

I'd use the old ones and maybe get a work one. nothing wrong with reusing LORs, but a new PS is recommended.

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Re: Reapplicants - New LoRs?

Postby tuesdayninja » Wed Sep 07, 2016 6:22 pm

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Re: Reapplicants - New LoRs?

Postby bmathers » Wed Sep 07, 2016 6:24 pm

LOR re-use is fine. However, get a new PS and LSAT score (as well as update your resume). I talked with two different T1 adcomms about this and that is what I was told.

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