Writing Samples, Transcripts, and References
While your resume and your cover letter give you opportunities to deliver well-crafted, targeted messages to potential employers, in many ways your writing sample, transcripts, and references speak for themselves. Employers depend on these documents to round out their assessments of you as a candidate with practical information from presumably more objective sources. To be sure that you are presenting the most helpful versions of these important pieces of your application takes forethought, earnest preparation, and sound judgment.
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