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How to Get a Great Letter of Recommendation for College

Curious how to ask for a letter of recommendation for elite colleges? Learn how you can influence what your teachers and counselor write!

September 20, 2023

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How Many Letters of Recommendation Should I Submit for College?

How many letters of recommendation should you submit to colleges? It depends on the college, but the answer is three in most cases.

September 10, 2023

Parent Recommendation Letters for College Admission

At Smith College, parent letters are optional. That's right. Letters from parents can be included with the application.

August 3, 2023

Some Wish to Eliminate Recommendation Letters

Some Wish To Eliminate Recommendation Letters From The Highly Selective College Admissions Process. Learn Why!

November 29, 2021

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Shame on a UMichigan Professor

A Professor At UMichigan Refused To Write A Letter Of Recommendation For A Student Applying To A Program In Israel...Because It Was In Israel. Learn More!

September 24, 2018

Impressive Letters of Recommendation

An impressive letter of recommendation can come from a school custodian. It doesn't have to come from a former president of a country.

April 7, 2017

Rescinded Letter of Rec, Letters of Recommendation, Letter of Recommendation to College

Rescinded Letter of Recommendation

We would argue that a teacher or school counselor has every right to rescind a letter of recommendation if new information about a student comes to light.

February 7, 2017

Which Teachers to Ask For Letters of Rec

Select teachers who actually know you when deciding upon who should write your letters of recommendation for college.

August 4, 2015

Guidance Counselor Recs, Recs from Guidance Counselors, School Counselor Recs

Guidance Counselor Recommendations

Guidance counselors have great power in the college admissions process and we recommend thanking them for their work on your recommendation.

October 4, 2011

College Letters of Recommendation

A college letter of recommendation from a senator who doesn't know you may well do more harm than good.

July 21, 2011

Great Teacher Letters of Rec, Teacher Letters of Recommendation, Teacher Rec Letters

How to Get Great Teacher Recommendations

Wondering How To Get Great Teacher Recommendations? We Present Ten Ways To Improve Your Odds Of Securing Terrific Letters Of Rec!

September 2, 2008

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