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Great Recommendation Letters: The Ingredients

By Tue, Dec 18, 2012 1:44PM UTC 0 Comment

The process of getting great recommendation letters provides applicants with no small amount of stress. For some, says, the process may even feel “redundant.” As they point out, “Haven’t you already proven in your essays and through your stellar resume how amazingly focused, smart, diverse and dedicated you are to earning your MBA?”

The truth is, though, that great recommendation letters can really help your overall application in many ways.

“For example, they validate claims. Because they are written by a third party, they affirm that what you claim about yourself in your essays is true. They reveal new and...

Top tips for study skills – Part 1

By Tue, May 03, 2011 6:56PM UTC 0 Comment

Top 10 Study Skills Tips Hi everyone, My name’s Jacqui Ridge-Stearn and I’m the Learning Support Tutor at Newman University College.  I’m here to make sure our students feel confident with their academic work, so I offer plenty of study skills tips through weekly workshops, individual support sessions and group sessions – whatever students feel...