This letter recommends a former student for a college 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 an student of mine at <school name> from <period of time>, and graduated in <graduation month and year> with a Bachelor's Degree in <major>.
During <his/her> time studying with me, <first name> proved to be an excellent student with a keen mind and a willingness to work hard to learn. <additional information>. 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. You would be doing your institution a service by accepting <him/her>.
Thank you for your time.
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