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Teacher Recommendations

high_jumperhigh_jumper Registered User Posts: 248 Junior Member
edited July 2010 in College Admissions
I am planning to ask two of my junior year teachers for recommendations soon, but I don't know what to ask them.

1. Do I give them a list of schools I plan on applying to?

2. Do I need to give them a resume or will they solely write me a recommendation from my experiences in their class?

3. Do I ask them to make several copies for all the schools I apply to?

4. Do I receive the recommendations myself and send them, or do I wait till school resumes and give them an envelope for each school I plan on sending it to?

I know it's a lot, but all help will be much appreciated!
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Replies to: Teacher Recommendations

  • high_jumperhigh_jumper Registered User Posts: 248 Junior Member
    any feedback?
  • smorgasbordsmorgasbord Registered User Posts: 1,803 Senior Member
    1. Do I give them a list of schools I plan on applying to?
    It would be helpful, especially if you're applying to more than one or two.

    2. Do I need to give them a resume or will they solely write me a recommendation from my experiences in their class?
    This depends on the teacher's preferences. Some can do without a resume, while others copy your awards list verbatim, haha.

    3. Do I ask them to make several copies for all the schools I apply to?
    Exactly. One copy for school X, another to send to school Y...

    4. Do I receive the recommendations myself and send them, or do I wait till school resumes and give them an envelope for each school I plan on sending it to?
    This depends on your school's policy.
  • FatumFatum Registered User Posts: 876 Member
    teachers have to address each specific schools? i thought u can just ask for a letter, and then send them to different schools yourself..
  • high_jumperhigh_jumper Registered User Posts: 248 Junior Member
    thank you!
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