How do you write a recommendation letter for a peer?
A peer letter of recommendation needs to be incredibly personal in order to be successful. Ask someone who won’t shy away from talking about the impact you’ve had on them. Great peer letters of recommendation will talk about specific stories and anecdotes that show what kind of person you are.
What should be in a peer recommendation?
The most important factor in choosing someone to write your peer recommendation is the strength of your relationship with that person. You should choose someone who knows you well and can write insightfully about your personality and goals.
How do I write a letter of recommendation for a colleague?
How to write a recommendation letter for a coworker
- Review the important information.
- Introduce yourself and explain your professional relationship.
- Include specific examples of your coworker’s accomplishments.
- Explain what your coworker will add to the new company or university.
- Include contact information.
Can a friend write a letter of recommendation?
If they are truly in need of a character reference, it is perfectly acceptable to provide one for them if you feel you can write a genuine and enthusiastic letter with specific reasons your friend is the best candidate for the job.
Should I do the Dartmouth peer recommendation?
A peer recommendation is strongly encouraged for us to get a better understanding of your interests and character from another perspective. Dartmouth requires a counselor recommendation, two teacher recommendations, and strongly encourages a peer recommendation.
How long should a peer recommendation be?
about one page
A peer letter of recommendation is generally about one page long and is less formal than letters of recommendation coming from teachers and advisors. While you can write a letter of recommendation for a friend in a more personal voice, this is still a persuasive piece of writing.