Question re: Targeted Rec for Harvard

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lawgrl14
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Question re: Targeted Rec for Harvard

Postby lawgrl14 » Mon Jun 04, 2012 1:38 pm

Has anyone had experience transferring to Harvard using a targeted letter of recommendation that may have made a difference? If so, any advice on what would be good to include in a targeted letter or knowledge on what Harvard likes to see? I'm asking because I've read posts about how Stanford particularly likes targeted letters and that they can make a big difference if done right. Thanks!

lawgrl14
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Re: Question re: Targeted Rec for Harvard

Postby lawgrl14 » Mon Jun 04, 2012 10:11 pm

Anyone on this? I'm submitting this tomorrow and would appreciate advice from anyone who has had success with targeted recs in general.

concurrent fork
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Re: Question re: Targeted Rec for Harvard

Postby concurrent fork » Mon Jun 04, 2012 11:18 pm

It's pretty hard to give advice re: the subjective preferences of the HLS admissions committee. I'm sure whatever you have is fine.

lawgrl14
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Re: Question re: Targeted Rec for Harvard

Postby lawgrl14 » Mon Jun 04, 2012 11:32 pm

Ha, fair enough. I just feel like I'm constantly surprised at what some of the posters on this site seem to know that I don't.




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