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Like most graduate programs, some professional positions require letters of recommendation. Although your letters will not be made public, it is important that you follow a few guidelines to get best results.

  • Understand the requirements. Make sure to follow all of the directions listed when seeking out letters, especially how the letters should be submitted and when.
  • Choose writers wisely. Make sure you know who would be the best person to write a letter for you. Academic references like faculty are commonly expected for graduate programs, but employers are looking for work-related references as well. Make sure to choose someone who knows who are and your work ethic very well. You want to choose someone who can really make a case for your success in the position.
  • Provide lead time. Be sure to give your writer at least one month lead time so that you are not disappointed.
  • Help your writers help you. For a courtesy, you should provide your writers with an overview of your goals, a copy of your resume, and some information about the requirements of the letter so they can tell how to frame what they write.

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Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Conference

September 25th, 2020

8:30 AM - 2:30 PM

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CANCELED: SGA Meeting

September 25th, 2020

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

SGA Meeting

SGA Meeting

September 25th, 2020

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Volleyball vs. Asbury University

September 25th, 2020

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Home Group

Home Group

September 27th, 2020

6:15 PM - 8:00 PM

Why Voting Matters to Me Discussion Panel

Why Voting Matters to Me Discussion Panel

September 28th, 2020

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Sojourners for Truth…Find Your Village at IUS!

Sojourners for Truth…Find Your Village at IUS!

September 29th, 2020

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Virtual Town Hall: Author Dr. Dianne Glave

Virtual Town Hall: Author Dr. Dianne Glave

September 29th, 2020

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Spectrum Fall 2020 Meetings

Spectrum Fall 2020 Meetings

September 30th, 2020

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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