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Applying to graduate school tips

Now is the time when many people are preparing applications for graduate school. Undergraduates are planning to move right from completing undergraduate degrees to starting a graduate program. Others are employed or under-employed and have decided that a graduate degree would help advance your current career or help you make a career change. Let me […]

Applying to graduate school — How many is too many when asking a reference to write letters of recommendation?

I just received an e-mail from a former student who is applying to graduate school and had questions about the letters of recommendation: I am writing to ask about the proper protocol for asking for multiple letters of recommendation. I ask because I’m applying to about six grad programs. While I only need 2-3 letters, I need about […]