Student tips: asking a prof to be a reference or advisor
So, you’ve decided to apply to graduate school – congratulations on taking the next step in your educational career!
One of the key parts of these applications is asking for a reference or finding a supervisor. As someone who has gone through this process, I’m here to give you by best tips from writing a reference request, to inquiring about a thesis supervisor. And as someone who is starting graduate school in a few short weeks, I think I’m qualified to share some of the dos and don’ts!