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Do not be surprised if a person you are asking for a recommendation asks you to write a first draft of the letter that he or she will then modify and sign. Begin by providing an accurate assessment of your strengths without dwelling on limitations. Letters of recommendation are intended to be positive and realistic evaluations of performance, competence, and capability. Do not be shy in communicating your strengths.

If you've been asked to write a reference letter for a friend, a former employee or even a student, you'll find there are good sample reference letters to follow and some really bad ones, too. The best sample reference letters follow some basic points that can make it very easy to draft a letter for a person you feel is worthy.

Here are some quick tips to help you write a reference or recommendation letter for a friend, co-worker or employee.

* Although recommendation letters are written to a wide variety of people for a variety of reasons, most follow a standard format. When writing your referral letter, keep the following points in mind:
* Here are a few practical letter writing tips and strategies to help you when writing that next letter.
* In addition to standard letter writing, there are a number of basic guidelines that apply specifically to most situations related to the writing of letters of recommendation. Here are a few tips to keep in mind.
* Below are some tips to think about when preparing a reference letter.

Below is a sample reference letter. Hopefully you find it useful.

Name has asked me to write a letter of recommendation concerning his possible employment, and I am pleased to do so.

As a student in my class, Name has distinguished himself with consistency of preparation, obvious grasp of issues, clarity of reasoning, and an ability to express himself in front of his classmates. He was always keenly interested in subject matter, and was quick to initiate discussion of important topics. His examination results were consistent with his high class standing.

Name is one of the top students in my class. She received the highest grade in the class during the fall semester which was one of the highest grades I have ever awarded. Name’s class participation indicates an enthusiasm for the subject and a passion to persue it. Name is also active in several student organizations. Name is well liked by her fellow students.

Name’s performance and contribution in class were superior. In my judgment, he is a bright, articulate and incisive student. Although somewhat reserved, he is not timid in taking positions or expressing himself. He was one of the few students that year who received extra credit on his final grade based on the quality of his classroom participation. Name’s performance on his final exams was excellent and he ranked near the top of the class.

I recommend Name for employment without reservation. Please let me know if you need further information.

Your Name

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