Category Archives: writing letters of recommendation

How to avoid looking like a jerk

Recommendation season is ending soon (although like the Winter, it seems to be dragging on forever). Math professors and instructors everywhere have been writing and sending letters of recommendations for their students since last Fall for various reasons, like academic … Continue reading

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Tropical Mathematics: A Vacation Diary

My Winter vacation is almost over (our semester starts on Monday), and as is often the case, it didn’t feel much like a vacation. I DID get to come home to Venezuela, spent some time at the beach, and spent … Continue reading

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‘Tis the season… for writing letters of recommendation

As I take a break from writing and submitting letters of recommendation for various grad school applications, I thought I would share some thoughts on the matter on this week’s blog post.

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