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Awesome recommendation letters for colleges

An LOR requires the teacher/employer to make his/her personal assessment of the applicant’s suitability for the chosen course. The document should contain the following.

  • How long the referee has known the applicant and in what capacity
  • A realistic assessment of the applicant’s academic calibre (for those still pursuing a degree, assessment of degree prospects)
  • What he/she considers to be the applicant’s major ability, strength or weakness Motivation and suitability for the programme applied for
  • The applicant’s ability to communicate in English
  • An assessment of ability to work independently (preferebly with reference to projects handled independently)
  • Special attributes that the referee may have noticed in the applicant at a personal level
  • Any other features that would help the faculty make a decision on the applicant’s suitability for the programme.
  • For MBA, in addition to the above, the LOR should mention leadership skills, capacity to reason logically, presentation skills, propensity for teamwork, and ability to meet deadlines.

Sample LOR

LOR

 


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