Brooks College Integrative Learning and Advising

Letter of Recommendation

How do I write a Letter of Recommendation? What should I know about FERPA? Have you found yourself asking these questions when a student comes to you for a Letter of Recommendation?  We have developed a helpful guide to help you write a Letter of Recommendation that will make a student shine!

 Writing the letter - here are some resources:
Welcome to Writing Recommendation Letters
The Ten Commandments of Writing a Recommendation Letter
What Makes for Strong Letters of Recommendation
5 Principles for Writing Effective Letters of Recommendation for Grad School Applicants
Sample Recommendation Letters, by Richard E. Hughes, Ph.D.

FERPA
Before you write the Letter know what GVSU FERPA rules apply to Letters of Recommendation.

 

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