By: Alessandra Santiago
This fall semester begins the year-long countdown to submitting medical school applications. For many students, this is an academic year of unique stressors, both academic and personal. Now more than ever, time management is crucial to stay on top of the growing list of to-do items for submitting applications.
At the start of this process, consider one of the application components that is fully reliant on an outside party: your letters of recommendation (LOR). Do you know yet who will serve as your letter writers? Maybe you’ve already snagged a few choice letter writers along the way already. Maybe you are unsure who you will call on come application time. Maybe you have a few names floating around, but you don’t know which to select.