Tag Archives: references

Here’s why you should waive access to your letters of recommendation

Applying to graduate school or medical school is a complicated business. One important part of it is getting great letters of recommendation. It is too late this year to establish the relationships that form the basis of solid letters based … Continue reading

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Send your recommenders the information they need right away!

This is the time of year we write many letters of recommendation for faculty positions, for NSF predoctoral fellowships, and for many other things. I might have 5 letters to write at any given time. This is a very important … Continue reading

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Keeping up with the literature

Perhaps there was a time when you might have known everyone working on questions related to yours. A handful of meetings might have let you know all there was to be known in your field. If you missed a meeting, … Continue reading

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