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Should I include a letter of motivation with my CV for a master application?
The uni only asks for a CV but should I add a letter of motivation??
- Sam SpayedLv 71 month agoFavorite Answer
To other Answerers: A letter of motivation is exactly like a cover letter for a job. You describe your qualifications and skills and apply them to the requirements of the program.
In the olden days, when we had to mail in our applications, applicants would include a letter of motivation "pro forma" since we'd need to include some sort of cover letter to the application (in the "attached please find" vein; you'd never just submit a "loose" application).
To the Questioner: If the application has an essay as either a requirement or an option, you don't need bother with a letter of motivation. Just put it all in your application essay.
If there is no essay component to the application, then it certainly can't hurt to include a letter of motivation. Just don't make it too long; a single page will do it.
- Anonymous1 month ago
Send them a letter of demotivation listing all the reasons you don't want to attend their crappy-azz school then ask them to 'tell me about yourself' and why you should hire them.
- ?Lv 61 month ago
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- bluebellbkkLv 71 month ago
Just don't put the word "passion" in it. I was never in a position to screen student applications but if I had been, I would have binned anything with "passion" or "passionate" in it.
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- Anonymous1 month ago
I am in the USA. I have never heard of a letter or motivation either.
A letter explaining that you are motivated to do the work and graduate? Why would you apply for a Masters degree program you were not motivated?
I would think they university would assume if you apply you want to attend.
- TavyLv 71 month ago
I'm in the UK and have never heard of a letter of Motivation.