How to Ask for a Letter of Reference

I write a lot of letters of reference. A lot is an understatement.  I also get asked to write many more letters of reference of which I can’t always say yes.  To increase your chances of getting a professor (or anyone else for that matter) to write a strong letter of support on your behalf, […]

Student Centre: How to Write an Email to a Professor

Email is my job.  Actually, teaching is my job but the number of emails I get on a daily basis makes the task of answering each in a timely fashion the most pressure in my line of work. Responding to these requests is important. I know I would be frustrated if I wasn’t responded to […]