It’s a little awkward when people do a crappy job – and then they ask you for a reference / and you really don’t think they are that great… and so…
Let’s keep some ideas on how to fix that — here.
People usually only remember the last thing you did
Feeling like you can’t recover from a long time of not participating or being shy etc.?
Get over it. If you jump in and work with the other students and get on calls with the instructors starting now – then that’s what people will remember. So, don’t let your past hold you back from your future!