PhD applicants: Everything you need to know about letters of recommendation

In this blog post, Chris Blattman gives advice on what the purpose of recommendation letters is, who you should ask, and how to manage the process.

Will a professor write you a letter of recommendation? My answer: Writing student recommendations comes with the faculty job, and I usually write if asked. But since this academic territory is often so unfamiliar to grad and undergrad students, let me give some general guidelines and advice.

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By Simona Rosu
Simona Rosu Senior Assistant Director, Postdoctoral Career and Professional Development