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Inviting Teachers

sejr93sejr93 Registered User Posts: 63 Junior Member
edited September 2011 in Common Application
When inviting teachers, do they see EVERY college I am applying to? And does their letter of recommendation go to all of those colleges?

Thanks in advance.
Post edited by sejr93 on

Replies to: Inviting Teachers

  • WinstonWolfeWinstonWolfe Registered User Posts: 362 Member
    Yes to both. The process is one-and-done, which means that if your teacher submits a letter in November and you decide to apply to a college in June, that letter will still go to the new college on your list.
  • kindernykinderny Registered User Posts: 1,385 Senior Member
    A letter does not have to go to all of the colleges. Plus you can always ask for add'l recs if needed later in the process (but before you submit).

    You get to choose which letters of recommendation attach to a Common App for a particular college. For example, you ask Ms. Smith, Mr. Wayne and Mr. Jones for recommendations and they file them online with the Common App. When you go to submit your application to Xavier University, which only wants 1 rec from a teacher, you choose which to submit. You could submit Mr. Wayne to Xavier, Mr. Jones to Slippery Rock, and Ms. Smith and Mr. Jones to Podunk U.
  • sejr93sejr93 Registered User Posts: 63 Junior Member
    Alright, thank you both!
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