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Old 07-17-2015
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Default How many LOR required

Could any1 tell me how many Lor are required to apply and have a possibility to match in internal medicine.
I have got 2 US lor + 1 unwaived us lor

will that be enough
my professor kind of forgot me and is not uploading lor, so i will have to upload it by myself.

any advices or comments are greatly appreciated!
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I have the same question, so far I have 1 US LOR from a CDC Doctor,
and I wil get another one from doctor that works in a university hospital where I do research,
however the 3rd one is my concern since I dont have more time to get another one I might have to get it from my home country,
would my chances be limited? thanks.
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No need to worry guys.
I know lot of guys who matched with all their LORs from only home countries.
Minimum of 3 maximum of 4 LORs needed. Getting a strong LOR from home country from a doctor u worked with who knows you well is better than a weak generic LOR from US doctor.
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