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Question Do programs download all applications?

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I was wondering if programs download all the applications or only the ones they like? If they download my application, what is the probability that they ll call me for interview?
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downloading it does not guarantee IW! they might be downloading thousands, interviewing on average 100 applicants.. i guess they download all applications except the ones filtered out (if they have such filter, like YOG, minimum scores etc.)
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Calm down. In order to filter based on anything, programs have to download your application first. They cannot choose to download only certain applications. They cannot know the contents of an application package, or even know what documents you are attaching, unless they first download them.

See here for a program director's explanations.
http://forums.studentdoctor.net/show...7&postcount=30
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my lors were not available on eras postoffice when i applied to the programs. they were uploaded yesterday and almost all programs retrieved them.
my concern is, is there are filter where if the lors are not available in the eras postoffice along with other documents, they will not consider my application or they will consider it once they retrieve all the lors!
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my lors were not available on eras postoffice when i applied to the programs. they were uploaded yesterday and almost all programs retrieved them.
my concern is, is there are filter where if the lors are not available in the eras postoffice along with other documents, they will not consider my application or they will consider it once they retrieve all the lors!
they supposedly have a method by which they download any new document you submit, you can even upload an lor weeks after your application and it will be downloaded ny them. idk if you should call to follow up.
just check your ADTS in the eras and you will know if the program has downloaded any of your new material
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they supposedly have a method by which they download any new document you submit, you can even upload an lor weeks after your application and it will be downloaded ny them. idk if you should call to follow up.
just check your ADTS in the eras and you will know if the program has downloaded any of your new material
How can we update new scores, like step 3 scores to programs?
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they supposedly have a method by which they download any new document you submit, you can even upload an lor weeks after your application and it will be downloaded ny them. idk if you should call to follow up.
just check your ADTS in the eras and you will know if the program has downloaded any of your new material
thanks nativdoc2 for replying. appreciate your help. i'll try to mail the programs who have not yet retrieved my documents first and than call after couple of days.
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