How to request a recommendation from Dr. Dolp:

Please allow at least three weeks for this process.

1) Send an email with your request

2) If I agree to write one, please send the following information:

  • A comprehensive list of classes you have taken with me, including any pertinent info (especially specific paper titles and brief descriptions of your arguments)
  • Your degree program
  • The criteria for your application process
  • Any other points you would like me to cover
  • Complete snail mail addresses, or online submission links
  • The due dates

Thanks! This makes the process much smoother for everyone involved.



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