Curious...could u write a rec for a friend?

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By Chrysanthemum (Chrysanthemum) on Tuesday, November 11, 2003 - 07:34 pm: Edit

I was just wondering, can i write a recommendation to a college for a friend? Just writing about her exceptional personal qualities in general. Like if I sent it in without her knowing I wrote one, and it wouldn't count as one of her recs then, so its just as a little extra for the adcom. too weird? I mean i wouldn't really consider it for other people i am friends with, but this one especially.


By Studiousvegetar (Studiousvegetar) on Sunday, November 16, 2003 - 01:06 pm: Edit

Why would your friend need another rec from a different friend? What could you convey in a letter that hasn't already been said? I think it's a bit weird writing a letter for a friend.

By Abyss (Abyss) on Sunday, November 16, 2003 - 07:05 pm: Edit

dartmouth requires it!

By Aspirer42 (Aspirer42) on Wednesday, November 19, 2003 - 11:52 am: Edit

As does Davidson.

By Mk1o3o (Mk1o3o) on Wednesday, November 19, 2003 - 01:47 pm: Edit

My friend, who is 26-years-old, is a former alumni at JHU and she is writing a rec for me there. Don't know if that will help...but I do know her well.

By Kewkiekid (Kewkiekid) on Wednesday, November 19, 2003 - 07:14 pm: Edit

several colleges have "peer recommendations" now, so it might be good...what school?

By Mk1o3o (Mk1o3o) on Thursday, November 20, 2003 - 12:10 am: Edit

JHU...will that be good?

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