Writing Your Own Letter of Rec

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Writing Your Own Letter of Rec

Post by Anonymous User » Wed Jul 22, 2020 12:53 pm

A professor has asked me to write my letter of rec and he'll sign off. I know this happens sometimes, but I have no idea where to even start, and my friends who have applied didn't ever get to see their letters. Are there any resources/templates anyone is aware of for this kind of thing? Also open to general advice about doing this if anyone else has been through it.

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Re: Writing Your Own Letter of Rec

Post by Anon-non-anon » Wed Jul 22, 2020 2:27 pm

Google some for the topic area you're talking about. Write the most positive thing they'll sign off on and could actually speak to in case they get a call. There's a pretty standard format you can find, especially for clerkship letters.

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