3 Tips To Help You Get A Recommendation From The Michelle Obama Of Your Field
Colleges often ask for two or three recommendation letters from people who know you well. You may not be able to get Michelle Obama to write one of your recommendations like Black-ish star Yara Shahidi did. However, our tips will help you secure a quality recommendation. One university that Yara applied to was Harvard. Michelle Obama graduated from Harvard Law and her daughter Malia will matriculate at that school next year.The two worked together during a panel discussion at Glamour titled “A Brighter Future: A Global Conversation on Girls’ Education” in October.
Colleges ask for recommendations to gain more insight on each student and get some perspective how other’s interact with you and view you.
1. Gain Exposure
2. Leverage That Exposure
Network when you are at these events. There is nothing wrong with being the kid who pulls out a business card with their information on it. Invest 10 bucks on Vista print and get business cards to pass out and have a way to connect. Follow up with an email even if all you have to say is “it was a pleasure meeting you.” If you are really serious about developing a relationship with that individual set a timer in your phone and every three months send them an email. Let them know what you are working on and ask them how they are doing. Ask about their family basicly find a common ground and grow from their.
3. Provide A Resume
Last tip make it easy on the person you are asking for the recommendation from. Email your resume and continuously keep them abreast on your achievements and activism in the community.
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Part Owner of CampusLATELY/ blogger contributor. A graduate of Prairie View A&M University and proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.