Letters of Recommendation

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NorCalBruin
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Letters of Recommendation

Postby NorCalBruin » Wed Oct 06, 2010 2:03 pm

Many schools encourage you or allow you to submit three or four letters of recommendation.

Currently, I only have two and plan on applying with only two. One is a professional rec, the other is a professor.

Question: Does it really matter?

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kalvano
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Re: Letters of Recommendation

Postby kalvano » Wed Oct 06, 2010 2:06 pm

No. This is the most over-thought, overly worried about, stupidly obsessed over part of the application.

As long as they don't say you're a dick, you will be fine.

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Re: Letters of Recommendation

Postby im_blue » Wed Oct 06, 2010 3:11 pm

It doesn't matter, except that some schools require or strongly recommend two LORs from professors unless you've been out of school for several years (e.g. Columbia, Berkeley, Michigan, Duke, Cornell, Georgetown, Vanderbilt).




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