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Reference letters are a waste of time

reference letters

Like all faculty members, I’ve written lots of reference letters. I’ve written letters for great students and for those with lots of ‘potential.’ I’ve written letters to public and private employers; to scholarship, fellowship, and awards committees; to graduate and summer research programs. You get the idea. I also review applications for our graduate program and write letters for undergraduates, which means I’ve even written Read More →