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    how am i supposed to ask for a reference from a teacher? it just feels so awkward!!
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    how am i supposed to ask for a reference from a teacher? it just feels so awkward!!
    Is this for a work experience placement or a UCAS application?

    Just send them an email or better say hi, I'm applying for a work placement at ... and I would really appreciate it if you could give me a reference.

    I felt so awkward asking my teacher for a reference when it came to applying for uni lol. Asking a teacher you're close with really helps, and they are more likely to say yes if you are one of their 'favourite students', for me this was my art teacher. I just came up to him after class after everyone else had left and asked if he'd mind writing a reference for me for my uni applications and if he couldn't than I understood.
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