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Questions on recommendation or reference letters received from faculty members when applying for graduate schools or faculty positions.

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No, it is not normal, and not how it works as already explained by other answers. "although hopefully by then I'd have professors to ask other than this one)." <-- This also shows that you are aware …
answered Dec 13 '17 by Pradeeban Kathiravelu
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Go for it. I had the doubts like you earlier. But changed my mind after talking to one of my mentors. He fits all your above descriptions. He said, he would be happy to give a recommendation letter …
answered Dec 13 '17 by Pradeeban Kathiravelu
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[1]. No funding. [2]. Work for 7 - 10+ years in PhD. Combining [1] & [2] gives an unrealistic expectation from the supervisor for you to stay. I had to assume you are doing your PhD part-time. Gett …
answered Jan 5 '17 by Pradeeban Kathiravelu