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Letters of Recommendation

Recommendations on Recommendations

Letters of recommendation are important for employment and graduate school applications. However, a letter of recommendation from a professor that only describes the grades you earned and the nature of your coursework is not as helpful as a more personal appraisal. Professors who know you well and who enjoy their interactions with you are likely to communicate their enthusiasm to potential employers and admissions committees. Here are some suggestions for becoming better acquainted with professors.

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