How to ask for a letter of reference

There is only one type of reference letter you need. A GREAT letter of reference. Anything else is a waste of time.

So, how do you get a great letter of reference from one of your professors?

STAND OUT FROM THE CROWD – As professors we interact with hundreds, sometimes thousands of students a year, and everyone wants a letter of reference. But only a select few will get great letters. You must get to know your instructors so they know you by name (not just recognize your face). Read More