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Be Punctual

The world of a college instructor, like that of any professional, is a busy one. Instructors often have packed schedules with relatively little flexibility. It is therefore critical that you not waste a faculty member's valuable time by being late for scheduled appointments or classes. If you make an appointment, then be sure to keep it. If for some reason you cannot keep an appointment, then call the instructor IN ADVANCE to reschedule.

  Faculty don't like to be kept waiting any more than you do, so be respectful of your instructor's time and willingness to meet with you. Moreover, punctuality is a trait that many prospective employers covet in their workers. It is therefore to your advantage to have faculty state in their letters of recommendation that, based on personal experience, they know you will be a reliable and punctual worker.

 


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