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Need suggestion for 2nd recommendation [#permalink] New post 04 Jan 2013, 12:33
Hi,

I am taking one recommendation from my current supervisor.However,for the 2nd recommendation,i am thinking of taking it from the division governor of toastmasters club.I have worked closely with him ( I am the vice president of the club).However,most of the schools want the 2nd recommendation to be of professional nature.Should i take it from him or take it from a supervisor of my previous project(even he can provide a good recommendation).

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Re: Need suggestion for 2nd recommendation [#permalink] New post 05 Jan 2013, 00:49
Also to add,i am applying with a 630 score(Q39,V37) to cornell,NUS and emory by month end.I will be retaking GMAT and sending the updated scores by 1st week of feb(provided they are higher).I have 4.5 years of work ex as a SAP Energy consultant in Accenture.Won 2 international competitions and also have good extra curriculars.
I have spoken to the admissions team and they are ok with it.Am i acting too ambitious?
Do you think this is a good plan?Also,last year i had applied to cornell using gre score(now expired) but got rejected after interview.
Should i be changing everything in the essays and select new recommeders or stick to those recommenders and make few changes in essays?

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Re: Need suggestion for 2nd recommendation [#permalink] New post 05 Jan 2013, 20:16
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Hi shreerajp99,

Thanks for posting. Regarding your recommendation, even more than the position of the person, it is important to think about the types of questions they will have to answer. These questions are frequently linked to your leadership skills, your performance on teams, communication skills, ethics, and more. If you believe this person can speak well on your behalf and that his or her recommendation will complement your first recommender, then this person could be a good candidate for you.

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