Amcas 2010 By Julia Bryan Diehl Issuu
Whom can you take a letter of recommendation from? It can be your colleague from the previous organization your boss or a person who knows your skills talent and weaknesses. You can take a it from a reputed person from education sector. Many sample letter of recommendation letter are available on the internet such as: Letter of recommendation from a co-worker Letter of recommendation from a supervisor It should be precise and it should be written in such a way that the employer can get an idea about the candidate who has come for the interview. General Format: Explain in the beginning for whom and for what you are writing the recommendation letter. In the next section write about the person/candidate/employee. Here you can focus on his achievements performance and strengths.
A well written letter of recommendation can really enhance the way that the admissions department views the overall person "beyond the paper application". A good example of this is a student who may not have a lot of extracurricular activities listed but has worked throughout high school to earn money for their college education. The drive maturity and desire to further their education can be highlighted through a thoughtful letter of recommendation from a faculty member who has seen this "other side" of the student. In light of how the letter of recommendation is used by admissions departments it is important that a careful thought process goes into who the student asks for the college recommendation letter. Yes colleges give you a standard that is usually 2 teacher recommendations.
The person writing the letter should know you very well. They will serve you best if they can supply some personal stories of how they have witnessed your strengths and leadership qualities at work. They will need to provide specific instances where you have demonstrated the ability to lead used your best qualities to succeed and been a professional example to others. A boss or supervisor who you have directly reported to and worked with is an excellent choice to write a letter for you. Letters from professors and family friends are often discouraged though you can have alumnus of the program you are applying to write for you. Make sure that the person writing does know you well enough to provide a personal feel to the letter. It is more important that your impressive qualities come through than that the author is in an impressive position.