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My Supervisor, who provided the recommendation, got fired!

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My supervisor had provided recommendations to all the schools I applied to. Just got to know this morning that he was let go.

What now? Will this affect any of the verification processes? If the adcom/vendor tries to reach him on the numbers/e-mail ID I had provided, he may not be available.

Do I have to inform the adcom about this? I'm still waiting for interview calls from all the schools that I applied in round 2.

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by Sheriff » Sat Feb 09, 2013 10:48 pm
It's not your fault! just contact the adcom and explain.

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by machichi » Sun Feb 10, 2013 10:14 am
You don't need to call anyone. Once you get in, you can figure it out. Some schools don't even have a verification process. You will be given a chance to provide updated information if they have trouble reaching him/her.
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by vkredi » Sun Feb 10, 2013 6:19 pm
Thanks Guys!

I'm going to refrain from contacting the adcom now. I hope I'll get a chance to explain and they'll understand! What he said about me in the reco is not going to change, right? So I guess I'll just put it to rest now and worry abt it later.

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by olimpic » Tue Feb 12, 2013 8:51 am
seems like a smart choice, please let us know how it ended.