Recommendations on Recommendations

John M Alongi, Deanna Haunsperger, Gail S Nelson, Eric Westlund

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Abstract

Writing letters of recommendations for students is one of the many important duties of a college professor. The letter must accurately portray the experiences and abilities of a student. The recommendation should be positive but truthful — fair to the student, to the person receiving the letter, and to the writer. Here we share some advice for professors on writing a recommendation, present a handout for students seeking recommendations and provide two sample recommendations.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)374
JournalPRIMUS
Volume9
DOIs
StatePublished - 1999

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