College Recommendation Letters

Get effective college recommendations in 3 easy steps

Colleges ask for letters of recommendation because they provide another perspective on who you are as a person and as a student. Observations from teachers, employers, and community leaders help admission counselors decide whether you would be happy at the school—and would contribute positively to the school community.

steps for college recommendation letters

Once you’ve narrowed your list of colleges, it’s time to get a firsthand look at each.

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