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Wrecked by the Rec's!!

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Wrecked by the Rec's!! [#permalink] New post 22 Oct 2010, 09:22
I have a dilmena.

As of today, I technically have only 1 recommender, which of course, for most schools, won't cut it.

The second person I asked to be my recommender is my current boss (the EVP of our company, somebody who promoted me and whom I work with daily). I had asked him several months back, and he gladly accepted.

The problem?

At the time, I was thinking of applying to part time programs (NYU and Columbia) which would allow me to continue working at my current company. I've had a change of heart, however, and am applying strictly to full time programs. As my wife is also applying to PhD programs, our schools were carefully selected to ensure maximum insurance for both of us to get into schools in the same locaiton.

None are in a location I can travel to from my current office.

What do I do? I don't want to get fired, but feel my application is MUCH stronger with my EVP's rec than if I went to somebody from my past.

Help!!!
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Re: Wrecked by the Rec's!! [#permalink] New post 22 Oct 2010, 11:12
Hi there, I'm not sure if I completely understand what your question is.

You want to apply to FT program but you're not applying to any FT program around your work, therefore you're going to "lose" your job? If you're attending FT program, I'm pretty sure you're not going to be able to keep your FT job in the first place.
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Re: Wrecked by the Rec's!!   [#permalink] 22 Oct 2010, 11:12
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