Energy nerd, engineer, academic. Southerner and Utahn. Skydiving and snowboarding enthusiast.
I strongly recommend reading Ch. 21 “Email Thoughtfully” from Josh Bernoff’s book Without Bullshit. Here is a list of the key points.
For a letter of recommendation, I prefer to have 2 weeks notice before the letter is due.
If you are a classroom student, you should have: