Rescinded Letter of Recommendation

When a teacher or school counselor writes a letter of recommendation on behalf of a student, that teacher or counselor is vouching for that student — or not depending upon the content of the letter. The teacher is conveying what they know about the student’s character, intellectual curiosity, interests, and more. … 

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How to Get Great Teacher Recommendations

1. Since some colleges have different guidelines, make sure you read the instructions on each application before you choose the people who will write your recommendations. 2. For the majority of colleges, however, restrict your choices to the following junior year courses (English, math, history, science, and foreign language) and … 

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