Which Teachers to Ask For Letters of Rec

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Students should select teachers who can actually write great letters. That doesn’t mean these are always their favorite teachers…

Parents so often ask us which teachers their children should ask to write letters of recommendation on their behalf. It should be the teachers who they best feel can articulate what your child brings to the class. Read more >

Getting Teacher Letters of Rec

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It’s important that you provide your teachers with ample time to write letters of recommendation on your behalf. Or you’ll end up with template letters. We know because we’ve seen these template letters. And they are terrible (photo credit: Yeungb).

If you are a rising high school senior and haven’t done so already (which would have been ideal while you were still in school), now is a great time to be asking teachers for a letter of recommendation. Read more >

Letters of Rec from Teachers

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Be sure to thank your teachers and your guidance counselors. After all, they wrote letters of rec on your behalf.

After students receive their college admissions decisions, they often forget to thank their teachers and guidance counselors. These are the people who made your dream possible. These are the people who often took time out of their free summer days to write letters of recommendation on your behalf. Read more >

Letters of Recommendation from Teachers

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Did you think your guidance counselor for writing a letter of recommendation on your behalf? We hope so. On “Friday Night Lights,” Connie Britton played a high school guidance counselor. She would have appreciated more thank yous from students, we bet.

If you’re a student who applied Early Decision or Early Action this year and if you haven’t already done so, don’t forget to thank your teachers and guidance counselor who wrote your letters of recommendation. Read more >

Teacher Letters of Recommendation

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Always thank your guidance counselor and teachers for their letters of recommendation. Connie Britton played a guidance counselor on “Friday Night Lights.” That’s the only reason she’s pictured (photo credit: Jenn Deering Davis).

Teacher letters of recommendation are very important in the highly selective college admissions process. Don’t forget to thank your guidance counselor and teachers for writing their letters of recommendation on your behalf! Read more >

Teacher Letters of Recommendation

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Let your teachers know in advance of the summer months that you would love to have letters of recommendation from them. Give them the time to write them! It only makes sense (photo credit: Luc Viatour).

Rising seniors, as you’re finishing up your junior year, it’s time to start planning for the college admissions process. Read more >