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Letters of Recommendation

Letters of recommendation are part of your graduate school application and are required by all graduate programs. Your letters of recommendation play a significant role in the admissions process. Therefore, it is important that your letters be from professors/mentors that know you well.

Below are resourses to help you approach potential letter writers:

  • Asking for a Letter of Recommendation: PDF file from UCLA with tips on asking for letters of recommendation
  • Recommendation QuestionnaireYou should include this with your CV, Statement of Purpose and any other material that supports your graduate school applications. Providing this information will help your recommenders write a strong, personalized letter of recommendation that will make you a more competitive applicant.