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Want Mal To Write You A Letter? Do this stuff.

SHOULD MAL WRITE MY LETTER?

Yes, if...

  • You plan to major in computer science or a closely related class in college

  • You've taken a class with him for at least a full year already

  • You got an "A" in his classes, or at least consistently had a "B" or higher

  • You've actually interacted with him or done work that makes an impression beyond, "this was a student in my class."

No, if...

  • You're majoring in a totally unrelated field

  • You are just starting your first class with Mal OR he only taught you in your freshman year

  • Your grades in his class were a C or lower

  • You blended into the crowd and never really interacted

HOW TO REQUEST A LETTER

1) Ask In Person

  • Informally talk to Mr. M during the Spring of the prior year or the first few days of school and make sure he'd be willing to write you a letter of reference.


2) Reference Request Form

  • Mr. M has a brief request form he requires you to fill out before writing a letter. It asks you for a few details about achievements to help him personalize your letter.


3) Naviance Submission

  • Submit your request to Mr. M by Naviance. If you're having trouble with this step, please see your counselor for more information.

Disclaimer: Letter not actually written on paper with fancy pen.

DUE DATES AND DELIVERY

Request by September 15th

By thus date, you must have submitted both the form and naviance request. This is a HARD DEADLINE. If you do not submit by this date, you will need to find another teacher to write the letter.

Completed by October 1st

Mal promises your reference form and letter with be submitted in Naviance by October 1st.

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