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Best way to thank a teacher for a recommendation letter?

One of my teachers wrote me an awesome letter of recommendation, and I want to thank them properly. What’s a good way to show my appreciation? Should I write a thank you note, get them a gift, or is there some other thoughtful way to say thanks?

7 months ago

A handwritten thank you note is always a thoughtful and personal way to express your gratitude. It's something the teacher can keep and look back on, knowing they had a positive impact on your journey. If you want to go a step further, a small gift like a gift card to their favorite coffee shop or bookstore can be a nice gesture. However, keep in mind most teachers don't expect large gifts, so it's the thoughtfulness and sincerity of your thank you that truly counts. If you're particularly crafty or have a shared interest, you could create or select something meaningful related to that. For example, if your teacher recommended a book that you both enjoyed, perhaps a bookmark with a quote from that book might be a unique and memorable thank you gift. The key is to ensure your appreciation is genuine and reflects your relationship with the teacher. They'll likely cherish the recognition of their efforts to support you.

7 months ago

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