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I worked with a professor on my final year project who has now left the college to finish his Ph.D. He is currently working as an assistant professor at some other college. As I worked closely with that professor, I thought of asking LOR from him. But, as he left my college, his official email ID is of the other college. I will not be able to ask for a letterhead from my college for the LOR written by the professor from another college. Does a LOR taken from such a professor affect my admission process?

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    One thing you should not do is try to "fake" it by asking for a LoR not on letterhead. It looks like deception, it quacks like deception, it waddles like deception. Even if it's not, if it's discovered they will treat you like roast duck. – puppetsock Nov 15 '19 at 14:32
  • @puppetsock You have lucidly cleared the consequences of faking. However, my issue is genuine, and I am asking for serious consequences regarding LOR from such a professor on my admission process than what will happen if LORs are faked. – Ani Nov 15 '19 at 15:10
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It's fine for the professor to use an email address and letterhead from the college where the professor works now.

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  • Will the admission committee contact the professor to verify the details then? – Ani Nov 15 '19 at 15:12
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    Assume that they will and act accordingly. – JeffE Nov 15 '19 at 20:42

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