Letters of Evaluation

  • Provides legitimacy and credibility
  • Authenticates
    • Credentials
    • Activities
    • Experiences
    • Circumstances
    • Accomplishments
  • Helps settle issues related to criminal transgressions or any action by a college for conduct violations
  • Influences decisions regarding applicant’s
    • promise for medicine
    • invitation for interview
    • offer of acceptance
  • The committee letter packet will consist of our letter plus
    • 2 science letters
    • 1 non-science letters
    • 1 personal letter (someone who has never taught you in a class)
    • 1 additional letter – which evaluator could add something else to the letter that is not already covered with an eye to the competencies
  • Choose individuals who think you are a good candidate for medical school.
    • Choose individuals in whose class you have done very well and who know you well.
    • Choose individuals with whom you have had a significant academic or work experience related to medicine.
    • Letters are sent to our office via mail, pdf in email, or fax.