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Arrrgghhh! A couple of years ago, I wrote a thread on #recommendationletters. Somehow it got all mixed up and out of order.


I decided I'd reorganize & retweet it for any who are gearing up to get their letter game going--including me!

Y'all ready? Let's do this!
How do you feel when someone asks you to write them a letter of recommendation for residency or fellowship?

Do you feel:


Now that I have a good approach, I actually love writing letters. Crazy, I know!
Since many are in the throes of letters (or just finished) thought I’d share my approach. I welcome your insights, too!

Cool? Cool.

Let’s 1st assume that the person you’ve agreed to recommend, is 1 you CAN recommend. If you can’t? You owe it to them to be honest.

But how?
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We welcome Osase Omoruyi who will be talking about Recommendation Letters!

#graduateschool #recommendationletters #wocproject
What do graduate schools look for in a letter of recommendation (LOR)?
1. Rank you compared to your peers
2. Give applicants who are weak in certain areas another chance
3. Account for extranenous situations
What kind of LORs do I need?
1. RESEARCH: if you've done research, LOR from those advisors

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