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Recommendation letter envelopes

RMspeedRMspeed Registered User Posts: 15 New Member
edited October 2008 in Common Application
Is the school's address all that we need to write (the specific admissions address)? Besides that and a return address, is there anything else we need to put on the envelope? Name? Pointing out that these are the recs?

Thanks for any help guys.
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Replies to: Recommendation letter envelopes

  • studiomomstudiomom Registered User Posts: 201 Junior Member
    We were told to have the High School return address, Student Name, Contents (i.e. Teacher Recommendation), ID # if the college has given you one (some do) or your date of birth. I am not sure if teachers must sign over the seal.
  • TheJugglerTheJuggler Registered User Posts: 286 Junior Member
    Where should I put the the student name, contents, etc. on the envelope? The returning address or the university address?
  • wazmowazmo Registered User Posts: 115 Junior Member
  • TheJugglerTheJuggler Registered User Posts: 286 Junior Member
  • studiomomstudiomom Registered User Posts: 201 Junior Member
    Put your high school address in upper left corner. Address the envelope to the Admissions Office at the college you are applying to. In the lower left corner put your name, Comm App number or College ID number if you have been given one, Date of Birth (not sure if necessary) and Contents of Envelope (i.e. Teacher Evaluation).
  • OneKingOneLifeOneKingOneLife Registered User Posts: 403 Member
    Sorry if this was asked before, but do you need to have a comm app number or a college ID number? I don't think I've been given one but I'm not that sure.
  • fhgfhg Registered User Posts: 1,376 Senior Member
    No one at my school tells us to put all the info on the corner of the envelope. They just say return address and school address, do you think that's okay? I didn't see anything about putting that information down on my schools' websites of application instructions.

    I've already given stuff to teachers so I don't want to bug them again.
  • fhgfhg Registered User Posts: 1,376 Senior Member
    Sorry, that should have said on my schools' (colleges) websites or application instructions.
  • nj_azn_premednj_azn_premed Registered User Posts: 1,016 Senior Member
    wow i put my address as the return address...i figured it would make more sense.
  • yournamehereyournamehere Registered User Posts: 1,588 Senior Member
    for the address of the school, is it just "the office of undergraduate admissions"?
  • oregon101oregon101 Registered User Posts: 4,552 Senior Member
    nj_-so did S. We caught it after the teacher's and GC had the envelopes--all said they would put a school label on...but, yes, it should be the HS name and address. Other than that S did not put anything but the admin address. I do think putting Teacher or GC evaluation would be a good thing.
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