Top 5 Questions About Recommendation Letters, Answered

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Everything you should know about recommendation letters, including who to ask, when to ask, and more. read more

8 Tips for Choosing Recommendation Writers

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

You may already have several people in mind to write your recommendation letters--but how do you narrow down the list? And how do you ask? Here are eight things to keep in mind. read more

How to Escape Purgatory: Get Off Your Dream College's Waitlist

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Author, College Admission Expert, Valley Prep Tutoring Services

Been waitlisted at your dream school? Whether you find that encouraging or discouraging, there are steps you can take to help the final admission decision in your favor. read more

Counselor Q&A: Writing an Effective Letter of Recommendation

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Senior Assistant Editor, Wintergreen Orchard House

Marna Atkin of Atkin College Counseling answers questions about crafting persuasive letters of recommendation for your students. read more

Writing and Editing Tips for Counselors

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Senior Assistant Editor, Wintergreen Orchard House

Among the many tasks of a college counselor are those of reviewing students' essays and writing letters of recommendation. Here are a few grammar tips and tricks to help you with both. read more

How to Get a Great Letter of Recommendation for Grad School

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Test Prep Tutor and Writer, Grockit.com

Even if you have a bad GRE or GMAT score, a few strong recommendations can tip the scales back in your favor! read more

The 10 Most Important Factors in College Admissions

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Certified Educational Planner, Score at the Top Learning Centers and Schools

Judi Robinovitz is a certified educational planner with Score at the Top Learning Centers and Schools. Here, she shares some advice to help your students get into the colleges of their dreams. read more

5 Tips for Getting Grad School Recommendations

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For some people, getting recommendations can be the most intimidating part of the graduate school application process. This doesn't need to be the case, and with a few simple pointers, you can maximize the impact of your recommendations. read more

Tips for Scoring Scholarship Recommendation Letters

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When applying for scholarships that require letters of recommendation, it's important to make sure you're methodical with your portion of the application. Check out our quick tips. read more