Career Questions tagged Recommendation

Cecila D.’s Avatar
Cecila D. Jan 17, 2018 404 views

Who should I ask for letters of recommendation?

For a multitude of #scholarships, I have been asked to provide letters of #recommendation and I am at a loss for who I should ask. I am a wrestler and pole vaulter but I have little faith in my coaches ability to draw up a well-written letter that would help my case. I am not involved in any...

#references #career-development #college-applications #academic-advising

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Emily C. Apr 03, 2018 279 views

What teachers should we communicate with for letters of recommendations?

I’ve always felt that some subjects are noted beneficial than others and have always wondered if the subject that the teacher taught had any influence on colleges choices.? #recommendation #college...


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Amelia V. May 15, 2016 440 views

Can I submit more recommendation letters than what is specified on a college's website?

In order to apply to a summer program, I required a letter of recommendation from a teacher which I obtained from a Creative Writing teacher. After being accepted in the program, I read the letter and was absolutely astonished by how positively she viewed me despite a lack of strong connection....

#education #teaching #higher-education #college-major #recommendation #college

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Jackie G. Jan 12, 2017 605 views
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April R. May 14, 2016 472 views

How does a recommendation letter work for scholarships?

This may be a little obvious answer but it might not be for many people. I am very shy at times. I don't like to ask teachers or people I know to write about me. I have avoided many scholarships in the past because there are recommendation letters needed. I was wondering if there is a way you...

#recommendation #scholarships

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Abby L. Aug 09, 2016 1142 views

Can I ask someone who isn't my teacher for a recommendation?

I'm currently interning within a research program. Just curious if I can ask the professor who accepted me for a college recommendation, or if they're typically only written by one's teachers. #college #teaching #teacher #professor #college-bound...


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Matthew W. Jun 29, 2016 1038 views

As an aspiring leader and entrepreneur, what are three books I must read?

I am 19 years old at university. This summer I've immersed myself in a variety of texts ranging from philosophy to leadership advice. I still am, however, looking for that one book to spark a certain inspiration. If you have any book recommendations, I would love to hear it. #entrepreneurship...

#recommendation #books #reading #philosophy #leadership

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Jerry L. Jun 20, 2016 1095 views

How to request a recommendation from someone who has previously written one for you?

As a college student, I've had several professors write me recommendations and agree to be my references. In the future, when I'm applying to something new and need a recommendation or reference, how do I go about asking them again? Should it be expected that they will accept, or would it vary...

#recommendation #referrals #professor

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Vita R. May 24, 2016 2266 views

How important is it to maintain a good relationship with your professors?

The rigor of school is stressful as it is with out trying to have a social life. Recommendation letters and networking is obvious, but what other benefits can come from maintaining a strong bond with your professor? #professor #student #social #networking...


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Jocelyn Q. Mar 14, 2014 1063 views

What skills are needed or recommended in almost every job?

Are there certain skills that will help you in what ever job you have, or do certain jobs require certain skills? #jobs #skills...