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# How to address lecturers in essays ?

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09 May 2009, 19:20
Hey all. Quick question: in your MBA app essays, how did you refer to the lecturers ? For example, did you call them "Professor X", or "Mr./Mrs. X" ? And in either case, did you use their full name, or just their last name ?

Or, did you take a totally different approach that I haven't thought of yet ?

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09 May 2009, 19:29
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I said things like "I look forward to taking Professor Smith's class on xyz"...I usually left out the first name to save that extra word
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10 May 2009, 04:55
I did the same as isa and used Professor <lastname>. When I visited schools, the students and adcoms all referred to the faculty in this manner so I followed suit in my essays.
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10 May 2009, 08:16
Definitely use Professor and definitely don't use Mr./Mrs.

Firstly, "Mrs." is a tricky thing on its own, which I would recommend avoiding in general. I stick to "Ms." in most situations.

Secondly, using Mr./Ms. in a professorial context might neglect the fact that the professor quite likely has a PhD, which merits the title Dr.

Using Prof. avoids both of these potential pitfalls and is the most common title used.
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10 May 2009, 09:32
Thanks everyone !

P.S. i just noticed that all three who responded in this thread are gonna be attending Kellogg ! Congrats to you guys, and I hope to join you next year
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