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Question Research in different short places or one long place!

Is it better do research in different fields and get LoRs for short amount of time for like a month or do it in one field for longer amount of time??
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More diverse LoRs is better than similar LoRs.

If you can do research in different institutions and get different LoRs with different hospital logos that would be more impressive than getting the same number of LoRs all coming out from the same institution.

Even different departments in the same institution is better than one department.

However, remember one thing. Short times means less likely coming up with a publication and publication in your name would really make a difference.

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