Graduate school can be an exciting time, but stressful at the same time.  What you’re going to find is that if you want to get into a good school, you’re going to need to go through a lot of loops just to get accepted to the school.

One of the things that you’re going to have to look out for is a letter of recommendation.  If you’re confused on the issue, you don’t have worry, because you will find many others that are in your same exact shoes.

I scoured the Internet and wanted to showcase some great samples that you can use when you want to get a letter of recommendation from someone.  What you’re going to find out is that requesting a letter shouldn’t be that hard.  Show the potential letter writer some examples they can use.  This way, you can get a letter that is really going to sell yourself.

Sample #1:   About.com

They have a great selection of letters that you can use.  Find something that you can use here.  Whether you want to get a letter example, or you just want some tips that can sell your recommendation letter, you will find that this resource can help you quite a bit.

Sample #2:  eduers.com

This is a great resource that you can use when you’re looking for free recommendation letters of just about anything.  The cool thing about this page is that you’re able to pinpoint particular topics to make it a lot easier for you.

Sample #3:  GradSchoolTips

This is a nice, little site that is jammed packed with a lot of great information.  Not only can you get information on about letters of recommendation, you can also get information on financing your education and more.

Sample #4:  Emurse

This is a great resource as they have a few laid out very nicely for you to view.   Get tips on how to ask for a letter of recommendation, as well as how to write on the right way.

Sample #5:  Accepted

This page really doesn’t offer an example per se, but it has a list of very great tips on how you can create a great letter.  Basically answer the questions and you should be able to form a fantastic letter that anyone would be proud of.

These are all great samples that you can use when you’re looking to get a letter of recommendation for grad school.  In fact, you can take the same concept for a lot of them and apply them toward jobs and more.

If you have any sites that you enjoy, be sure to leave them in the comments!