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Additional Recs?

canusacanusa Registered User Posts: 35 Junior Member
I applied RD and recently found out one of my teachers is a UVa alumn. My counselor suggested that I ask him to send a recommendation to UVa, but I'm concerned that it is too late to do so this far into the application review process. Does anyone have any opinions on this dilemma?
I submitted two recs from teachers that have taught me for three and four years (respectively) back in early December, as well as my counselor rec. Should I also send his? Does having a rec from an alumn help?

Any comments are appreciated.

Replies to: Additional Recs?

  • Dean JDean J College Rep Posts: 4,419 Senior Member
    There is no special treatment for recs from UVA alumni. Your two teacher recs are already above and beyond what we ask for. There really isn't a need to send another letter at this point.

    It's natural to brainstorm additional things to do during the wait, but extras aren't necessary.
  • canusacanusa Registered User Posts: 35 Junior Member
    @Dean J Thank you for clearing that up, good luck with the rest of the applications :)
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