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Candide

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Gifts to Recommenders
« on: November 23, 2004, 09:50:34 PM »
What is an appropriate gift to give a professor who has written a LOR for you? 

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Re: Gifts to Recommenders
« Reply #1 on: November 23, 2004, 09:53:27 PM »
I sent cards after LSAC processed the recs and I plan to send them some good wine or one of those big fruit baskets if I get into a non-safety school before Christmas.

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« Reply #2 on: November 23, 2004, 09:55:24 PM »
cards are appropriate.  what reindeer is proposing goes well beyond the usual protocol, unless you are regifting, of course. ;)

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Re: Gifts to Recommenders
« Reply #3 on: November 23, 2004, 09:57:23 PM »
cards are appropriate.  what reindeer is proposing goes well beyond the usual protocol, unless you are regifting, of course. ;)

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notice I said only if I get in a non-safety. If safeties are all I get, they don't get jack.  ;)
besides I know my recommenders pretty well, I guess it depends how well you know them too.

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Re: Gifts to Recommenders
« Reply #4 on: November 23, 2004, 10:06:43 PM »
there is a long thread on this from awhile back I posted on...do a search....I'm getting my recommenders t shirts when I decide what school I am going to attend.

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« Reply #5 on: November 24, 2004, 12:57:09 AM »
I'm gonna send my recomenders an email saying "congratulations, now I won't ever have to bug you for a recomendation ever again!".

Law school was actually easy...they had to mail out like 30 individual letters when I was job searching 2 years ago...I took them out to dinner/drinking after that ordeal.

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« Reply #6 on: November 24, 2004, 08:04:49 AM »
I'm gonna send my recomenders an email saying "congratulations, now I won't ever have to bug you for a recomendation ever again!".

Law school was actually easy...they had to mail out like 30 individual letters when I was job searching 2 years ago...I took them out to dinner/drinking after that ordeal.

Hope you don't have to eat those words when you're looking for summer jobs!!!

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Re: Gifts to Recommenders
« Reply #7 on: November 24, 2004, 02:51:06 PM »
I will probably give them a coffee mug or some other kind of gift that has the name of the law school on it.
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« Reply #8 on: November 24, 2004, 03:44:24 PM »
I bought a book for one of my recomenders. I still haven't figure out what do do for the other two. Though one of them just got engaged - maybe I can send a wedding/thank you gift all in one.

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« Reply #9 on: November 24, 2004, 03:56:23 PM »
I sent them all boxes of chocolate.