Recommendation letters

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Wouldliketotransfer2
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Recommendation letters

Postby Wouldliketotransfer2 » Mon Jan 26, 2015 5:38 pm

My school is very small and my professors refuse to give us recommendation letters because they don't want us to leave. Its very selfish I know but what can I do?

Did anybody apply without sending a recommendation?

Thanks!!!

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pancakes3
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Re: Recommendation letters

Postby pancakes3 » Mon Jan 26, 2015 6:22 pm

Out the school, please?

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chuckbass
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Re: Recommendation letters

Postby chuckbass » Mon Jan 26, 2015 7:06 pm

There are some schools (NYU maybe?) that don't require recs. Also, is this just a rumor that you've heard? Or have you asked your profs and this is what they told you?

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BVest
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Re: Recommendation letters

Postby BVest » Mon Jan 26, 2015 9:17 pm

scottidsntknow wrote:There are some schools (NYU maybe?) that don't require recs.

UT

Wouldliketotransfer2
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Re: Recommendation letters

Postby Wouldliketotransfer2 » Wed Jan 28, 2015 7:59 pm

I guess it is more of like a student rumor because some have asked and not gotten it.

Thanks for the replies.

rogerrogerson
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Re: Recommendation letters

Postby rogerrogerson » Mon Feb 09, 2015 8:14 pm

I transferred TTTT --> T20 without any recommendation letters. Your 1L GPA and Class Rank are key.

Wouldliketotransfer2
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Re: Recommendation letters

Postby Wouldliketotransfer2 » Tue Feb 17, 2015 8:29 pm

Roger, did the schools ask for a recommendation?

Thanks!!!

irish921
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Re: Recommendation letters

Postby irish921 » Thu Feb 19, 2015 12:15 am

Rec letters are completely school specific. As has been said, most schools require them, but some don't. Most T14 want em.

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MarkfromWI
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Re: Recommendation letters

Postby MarkfromWI » Tue Feb 24, 2015 9:33 pm

If the school wants rec letters but doesn't explicitly state they must be from current LS professors, try a letter from the UG profs who wrote your letters for 1L admission -- Obviously this is less risky the better your grades/class rank is.

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Nebby
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Re: Recommendation letters

Postby Nebby » Wed Feb 25, 2015 9:01 pm

Schools want law professors/lecturers.




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