This letter is a recommendation from a former employer for a graduate program.
1234, Main Street
Boston, MA 02123
04 April, 2005
<Recipient Address Goes Here>
This letter is in reference to the graduate studies application of <name>. <He/She> <was/has been> <position> at <company name> from <period of time>.
During <his/her> time with <company name>, <first name> proved to be an outstanding employee with tremendous skills and knowledge of <field of expertise>. <details>. It is my opinion that <he/she> would be a wonderful addition to the <university name> graduate program.
<first name> has my full endorsement as a prospective graduate student. Though we will be sorry to lose <him/her>, you would be doing your institution a service by accepting <him/her>.
Thank you for your time.
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