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What should you like to know about yourself or showcase to others in the letters of referral you are collecting? What specifics in the letters speak to your skills and accomplishments?

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In my line of work, I collect numerous letters of reference for candidates applying for internship in our Clinical Psychology program every year. From your questions I am guessing that you are in the process of asking references to write you letters of ...

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This solution explains what a strong letter of reference should include.

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