Recommendation Request and Basic Information
Please complete this form and provide the requested information. My goal is to capture the material I will need if I am going to write the most accurate and useful letter of recommendation.


What is Your Name? *
What is Your Email Address? *
Remind me: How long and in what contexts do we know each other? (years, number of courses, etc.) *
I have read and will follow that advice *
What Do You Need a Recommendation For? *
Release and Waiver
I will not be able to begin working on your recommendation until I receive this form.
Upload the release and waiver described in "2. Give Me a Release; Waive Right to Read the Recommendation" on Make sure that it follows the directions.
Table with Deadlines, Links, Descriptions, Etc.
It is up to you to make sure that I have all the deadlines, information, forms, updated resumes, application links, names, addresses, etc. I will need. I won’t do any of this legwork for you; it is your responsibility. Make it easy for me to advocate for you.
Upload the table described in "3. Give Me Dates and Details" on Make sure that it has ALL of the requested information. I need to know what, whom, and when. *
Personal Statement Draft
If you are writing a personal statement in connection with the application, please read and apply Gerald Graff and Andrew Hoberek’s advice in their article “Hiding it from the Kids" (linked on I need to see evidence in your personal statement that you read and applied their advice.Again, make it easy for me to advocate for you.
Upload Personal Statement Draft
Other Relevant Information
Tell me whatever else is relevant here. If nothing, write N/A.
Other Relevant Information *
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