How to Request Letters of Recommendation for College
Yes, this blog is about how to request letters of recommendation for college. But first, let’s engage in a mental exercise intended to do something quite strange—help you imagine your teachers as real human beings….
5 Tips to Jump-Start your College Applications this Summer
For many teens, the summer is a time to work extra hours at your job, attend a summer program, vacation with family, or simply enjoy a respite from the hectic pace of the academic year. …
5 Tips to Jump-Start your College Application this Summer
For many high school students, summers are a time to hang by the pool, work a summer job, or simply take some time off from coursework and extracurricular demands. Whether your summer plans involve serving…
College recommendation letters: What you need to know
With the first week of the school calendar in the rear-view mirror, teachers and students alike are still adjusting to the return of their alarm clock’s discordant daily greeting, hurried breakfasts, and long, regimented days….
On average, college applicants tend to underestimate the importance of recommendation letters, but they shouldn’t. Letters of recommendation provide context to your application in a way that other credentials cannot. Ideally, a letter of recommendation…