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Letters of Recommendation

I am generally happy to write a letter of recommendation for a student. Things to keep in mind include:

The quality of the letter increases with the amount of information you provide to me about the position, your aspirations, and why my class was relevant to you as a student and the position. (Michael Ernst's has worthwhile recommendations on requesting a letter; I typically follow Ernst's advice on writing a letter and Clemson's guidelines.) In short:

Finally, if you get the position let me know and what you thought of the experience afterwards. First, I'd like to hear from you and, second, is this something I should recommend other students for?

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