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ERIC Number: EJ610026
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0009-5982
Why You Can't Trust Letters of Recommendation.
Schneider, Alison
Chronicle of Higher Education, v46 n43 pA14-16 Jun 30, 2000
Offers suggestions for deciphering letters of recommendation in academia. Notes the critical role such letters play in job offers, tenure decisions, and grant decisions. A table gives examples of typical positive phrases in such letters and possible negative interpretations. A variety of examples illustrate problems of honesty, confidentiality, and exaggeration. (DB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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