• CHECKLIST FOR REQUESTING RECOMMENDATIONS FROM YOUR PROFESSORS/ADVISORS
     

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    Avoid asking for a recommendation letter by email. Always try to make an appointment to speak with the person.

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    Give your references 1-2 months advance notice to write the recommendation. Remember that professionals lead very busy lives.

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    Provide your e-mail address and phone number.

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    Tell the specific major/program/college for which you are applying, and attach your resume.

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    In your request include past accomplishments, current activities, including professional goals.

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    Make the process is easy for your professor; include the deadline by which the letter must be received.

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    Provide one stamped and addressed envelope for each college/university for which you have submitted an application.

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    Provide one stamped and addressed envelope for each recommendation.

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    Write a thank you note/letter to the person/s that recommended you.

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    Keep in touch with your references! You may want them to recommend you again in the future.

     

     **Please note that your Advisor/Professor is not required to write you a letter of recommendation. 

  •   Office of Transfer Services 
      LaGuardia Community College
    31-10 Thomson Avenue,
    Long Island City, NY 11101
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    Email: transfer@lagcc.cuny.edu 
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