Perfect Phrases for Letters of Recommendation [NOOK Book]

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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 recommendation--and 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 words--and ...
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Perfect Phrases for Letters of Recommendation

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Overview

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 recommendation--and 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 words--and avoid the pitfalls--of 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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071626552
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 1/5/2010
  • Series: Perfect Phrases Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 208
  • Sales rank: 707,775
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet 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..

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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

Closing Thoughts
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