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    Hi! I'm writing to ask some information about the reference letter and how to chose a referee. I'm an EU and mature student and about to send an application for this or next year. The problem is that since I have been out of school for almost 5 years I don't have a teacher able to write my fererence letter. I cannot ask my current employer even, since she doesn't know I'm applying togo and study abroad. Can a private tutor that has been following me fin the last months or maybe a work collegue from my previous job write it? I have everything ready, grades and personal statement, the only thing is this.
    Otherwise I don't have anyone, but I know that having a reference gives more chances to be accepted! Thanks in advance.
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    (Original post by Kiki4ever)
    Hi! I'm writing to ask some information about the reference letter and how to chose a referee. I'm an EU and mature student and about to send an application for this or next year. The problem is that since I have been out of school for almost 5 years I don't have a teacher able to write my fererence letter. I cannot ask my current employer even, since she doesn't know I'm applying togo and study abroad. Can a private tutor that has been following me fin the last months or maybe a work collegue from my previous job write it? I have everything ready, grades and personal statement, the only thing is this.
    Otherwise I don't have anyone, but I know that having a reference gives more chances to be accepted! Thanks in advance.
    You could ask your private tutor to write the reference as they will be able to comment on your academic ability.

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