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Tips For Writing Your Own Letter Of Recommendation

Started this discussion. Last reply by Evan Shorter Oct 21, 2013. 3 Replies

I am applying to Navy Officers Candidate School, and two of the men that I have petitioned for letters of recommendation have requested that I write my own letter of rec., and email it to them for…Continue

Tags: Promotion, Recommendation, Navy, Application, Business

Eating 2000 calories a day, on a budget. A serious budget.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jason Dayberry Feb 13, 2013. 42 Replies

Well, here's the scoop guys. I'm a student and legislative Intern with the House of Representatives in Washington D.C. Hooray for that, because the career opportunities are immense. Here's the…Continue

Tags: Student, Budget, Eating, Diet

What did you do when you graduated with your bachelors degree?

Started this discussion. Last reply by swmnguy Nov 30, 2012. 22 Replies

There isn't much time left before i graduate with my BA in Political Science, yet I still have no idea what's in store for me, where I'm headed, or what plans God has for me. I'm curious to hear some…Continue

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Evan Shorter replied to Patrick DeVaughn's discussion Top Manliest albums or musicians?
""Broadsword" by Jethro Tull is one of my favorites!"
Oct 21, 2013
Evan Shorter replied to Patrick DeVaughn's discussion Top Manliest albums or musicians?
"I would recommend the albums "Sweet Baby James" by James Taylor, and "Running on Empty" by Jackson Browne. James Taylor sings some great songs about the American West, and stories about cowboys on the range. Jackson Brownes album…"
Oct 21, 2013
Evan Shorter replied to Devin's discussion Advice on Student Loans
"My advice would be to work towards the most practical and widely applicable degree you have an interest in. Interested in journalism? Great! Major in business or economics, and seek out a position with the school paper, or an internship with a local…"
Oct 21, 2013
Evan Shorter replied to Evan Shorter's discussion Tips For Writing Your Own Letter Of Recommendation
"Thanks for your input. I think I underestimated the extent to which these men would alter my letters. While I provided them both with relatively complete letters, the end result was drastically different and better than the original letters that I…"
Oct 21, 2013
David K. replied to Evan Shorter's discussion Tips For Writing Your Own Letter Of Recommendation
"I can only speak from the Air Force side of things, but what we have for writing is a document called the Tongue and Quill that outlines how to do professional writing. My guess is that the Navy has a similar document that you could probably find…"
Sep 18, 2013
David F. replied to Evan Shorter's discussion Tips For Writing Your Own Letter Of Recommendation
"My Boss did the same thing to me when I was looking at going back to school.  My suggestion is to look up the write up about the school's program and what they are looking for.  Then address the aspects of you that related to that…"
Sep 13, 2013
Evan Shorter posted a discussion

Tips For Writing Your Own Letter Of Recommendation

I am applying to Navy Officers Candidate School, and two of the men that I have petitioned for letters of recommendation have requested that I write my own letter of rec., and email it to them for their final approval and signature. Now from my understanding, this is quite common. My question is, do you have any tips for writing your own letter of recommendation? Also, are there any active duty or retired members of the Armed Services that have any tips as to what the military is seeking in a…See More
Sep 10, 2013
Jason Dayberry replied to Evan Shorter's discussion Eating 2000 calories a day, on a budget. A serious budget.
"milk, bananas, tuna, rice"
Feb 13, 2013
David F. replied to Evan Shorter's discussion Eating 2000 calories a day, on a budget. A serious budget.
"What is your height and weight and activity level?   I'm asking because I wonder if 2K Cal is what you need."
Jan 25, 2013
Evan Shorter replied to Evan Shorter's discussion Eating 2000 calories a day, on a budget. A serious budget.
"Brian I think you might have misunderstood me, I meant that i have a much greater appetite when i run, so I've stopped running and weight training to reduce the amount of food I'm taking in, not the other way around!Although that would be…"
Jan 22, 2013
Brian Splash replied to Evan Shorter's discussion Eating 2000 calories a day, on a budget. A serious budget.
"So your 65 kilos . I think that's under weight for your height . It seems strange that you eat less when you train but hey maybe you should start again so that you need less food ( ha ha )"
Jan 22, 2013
Evan Shorter replied to Evan Shorter's discussion Eating 2000 calories a day, on a budget. A serious budget.
"I've stopped running and weight training, because i eat noticeably more when i do. I walk about 2 miles per day, give or take, so i think i get enough exercise there. I'm 5'10" and 145lbs, but i normally eat quite a bit to…"
Jan 21, 2013
Evan Shorter replied to Evan Shorter's discussion Eating 2000 calories a day, on a budget. A serious budget.
"you'd be surprised, the cafe's and cafeterias for employees here in D.C. don't really have any lunch offer's under $6. Thanks for the cookbook referral! "
Jan 21, 2013
Evan Shorter replied to Evan Shorter's discussion Eating 2000 calories a day, on a budget. A serious budget.
"I'm definitely planning a trip out to the local target to buy potatoes. I looked around in town, but Trader Joes and Whole foods were both in the $1.75 to $2/lb price range, which i personally think is too much for potatoes. "
Jan 21, 2013
Evan Shorter replied to Evan Shorter's discussion Eating 2000 calories a day, on a budget. A serious budget.
"I've started doing this! I'm microwaving 2 eggs every morning. I think that covers most of my protein needs "
Jan 21, 2013
Evan Shorter replied to Evan Shorter's discussion Eating 2000 calories a day, on a budget. A serious budget.
"I'm definitely open to this, i've filled out a few job apps in the area, and signed up on a local tutoring website as a history and english tutor. I'll keep at it, and hopefully find something to supplement my income "
Jan 21, 2013

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