One month later, in December 2003, I took the GRE subject exam in Computer Science. I started preparing for this exam in June 2003; I read ten textbooks used at the University of Texas at Austin in various computer science classes. I also prepared a 30-page study guide that over 1000 people have downloaded from my website for their own use in preparing for the exam. I managed to earn 24 credit hours from this exam.
The schools that rejected you are nuts.
Re: LoR W analysisW here.I sent Hunter my letter a couple of weeks ago because I'd happened upon and read this thread and was quite impressed.Hunter provided me with two other resources that helped me write my LoR that he didn't mention: