How to address letter of rec?

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How to address letter of rec?

Post by Anonymous User » Wed Sep 16, 2020 2:46 pm

This might be a very dumb question, but how are recommenders supposed to address letters? The letter in question comes from an employer. I don't have a fixed set of judges because I want to apply generally and as positions open up.

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Re: How to address letter of rec?

Post by jackshunger » Wed Sep 16, 2020 5:08 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Wed Sep 16, 2020 2:46 pm
This might be a very dumb question, but how are recommenders supposed to address letters? The letter in question comes from an employer. I don't have a fixed set of judges because I want to apply generally and as positions open up.
To each specific judge. There are macros that can make this easy for generating large numbers of letters.

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Re: How to address letter of rec?

Post by Anonymous User » Wed Sep 16, 2020 11:36 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Wed Sep 16, 2020 2:46 pm
This might be a very dumb question, but how are recommenders supposed to address letters? The letter in question comes from an employer. I don't have a fixed set of judges because I want to apply generally and as positions open up.
I had an externship supervisor write me a clerkship rec, and they just addressed it To Whom It May Concern. Mail merge, as the previous reply suggested, is probably better to make it more personalized, but I wouldn't say strictly necessary. Faculty recommenders have (1) assistants (2) who know how to process clerkship rec letters, neither of which are always true for an employer recommender.

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