Expert advice for helping an applicant’s chances of acceptance by choosing the right words and phrases
As a teacher, professor, or an employer, you are often called upon for letters of recommendationand probably as often find yourself stumped about what to say. It can be a daunting task when someone’s future is in the balance. This book, written by a writing expert, will help you find the right wordsand avoid the pitfallsof creating a letter of recommendation.
Author Paul Bodine explains what makes a recommendation letter good and also what can make it ineffective. The book contains paragraph-length examples of effective recommendation letter writing for all types of situations.
About the Author
Paul Bodine is a seasoned business editor and writer with 25 years of experience in business, technical, scholarly, and educational editing and writing. He is a senior editor at accepted.com, America's most respected admissions consulting firm. Paul has helped hundreds of clients earn admission to the world's top business, law, medical, and graduate schools..
Table of Contents
Perfect Phrases for Letters of Recommendation
Chapter 1: Why Recommendation Letters Matter
Chapter 2: Perfect Phrases for Recommendation Letter Instructions
Chapter 3: Perfect Phrases for Strengths
Chapter 4: Perfect Phrases for Teamwork and Interpersonal Skills
Chapter 5: Perfect Phrases for Weaknesses or Areas for Improvement
Chapter 6: Perfect Phrases for Integrity, Character, and Ethics
Chapter 7: Perfect Phrases for Potential and Goals
Chapter 8: Perfect Phrases for Other Recommendation Letter Topics
Chapter 9: Perfect Phrases for Conclusions