(Applications Advice, Letters of Recommendation . . . )
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My recommender wants to know if she can refer to my ethnicity in telling a story of how I overcame a certain obstacle. Is this permitted in rec letters, and will admissions disapprove of this? I don't mind if she mentions my ethnicity as long as she explains the story's context.
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LORs can say whatever the recommender feels is relevant to their recommendation. If your ethnicity somehow ties to why you're a strong candidate in their mind, they should use it. I'm not entirely sure how/why that fits in to why you're a strong applicant for law school, but that's not for me to decide.
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