I'm considering applying to an MS program in statistics at a competitive school. A guy I've worked with holds a PhD from the statistics department at that school, and I think he'd give me a pretty good recommendation if I asked him for one. But I'm unsure whether or not that's a good thing to do, as this fellow isn't a professor. [more inside]
Letter of Recommendation question - Will a very short notice request for a letter of recommendation in between semesters (now) end badly? More details inside... [more inside]
Help me ask a former professor for a letter of recommendation. Complicating details after the jump. [more inside]
I'm applying to graduate school and need 3 letters of recommendations. However, I am having trouble deciding the right people to ask. HALP. [more inside]
When and how should I ask for letters of recommendation? [more inside]
In applying to grad school, the folks writing letters of recommendation didn't sign the flap of the envelope and one doesn't have a postmark because it was sent via FedEx. How big of a deal is this? [more inside]
How might I go about com[posing a polite "reminder" email for a... forgetful recommendation-letter writer? [more inside]
I'm planning to apply to many, many graduate schools, and I need letters of recommendation. Asking each person to sign 20+ copies seems unreasonable. It is acceptable to submit photocopies?