In order for Professor Saunders to agree to recommend you to advance your education or job, she requires the following answers and documents. Please read through all the questions first and determine what you feel is most relevant for her to know based on if you are applying for advanced study or a job. 

  • Please provide your High School and College GPA (out of 4.0) attach copies of your unofficial transcripts
  • If you are in college, please provide your Major GPA (out of 4.0)
  • If any of your GPA's are below 3.0, please explain why 
  • Attach an updated resume (jobs, internships, volunteer, awards, student clubs, associations, travel, languages, technology)  
  • Provide all social media profiles (LinkedIn, SnapChap, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, etc.)
  • Recommendation Due Date(s) 
  • Program(s) Start Date
  • Job Description (if, applicable)
  • Name of Program(s) or Name of Department in the Company 
  • Name of School(s) or Name of Company + location
  • Why are you applying to that school(s) or job?
  • Why are you applying to earn that specific degree(s) or to work in this particular field? 
  • Why are you applying now?
  • Do you feel you have enough career experience for this program (s) or job?  
  • What do you want to do with this advanced degree after graduation? What are your career goals? 
  • How many alumni (or current/past employees) have you interviewed from the school(s) or job? What have they said which convinced you to apply? 
  • What qualifications did the admissions officer(s) or human resources / employees / website say they looking for in their candidates?
  • What 3 key characteristics or traits does the website say they look for in a candidate? Please include a link to the program or company you plan to apply.  
  • Have you attended an open house at the school(s)? Have you sat in a class? Have you signed up for a virtual open house? 
  • What class did you take with Professor Saunders (Name / Number)? Which semester/year? 
  • What final letter grade did you earn in her class?
  • What assignment(s) in her class helped you prepare for this advanced degree?
  • What two (2) key takeaways did you learn from her class?
  • Which one assignment do you recall was your most influential assignment in her class, and why? 
  • Why do you think she is qualified to write you a letter or provide you a job reference?

Once these answers have been received by email, Professor Saunders will reply within a week to confirm with a yes or a no.

Thank you,

Natascha F. Saunders 

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