Tag: letters of recommendation

The Top 5 Do's and Don'ts for Letters of Recommendation

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Whether you need a recommendation for college, an internship, or a job, you need to request it at the ease of your recommenders. Here are some do's and don'ts! read more

Video: Asking for a Letter of Recommendation

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Letters of recommendation are a crucial part of the college admission process, but who and how do you ask for them? These teachers have the answer. read more

What Do Law Schools Look for in Your Application?

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Director of Admissions, New England Law | Boston

Who doesn't want to look great when they're applying to law school? Check out these tips from an admission director to elevate your application! read more

Important Things to Know About Grad School References

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, New York University

Follow this guide to help you get great letters of recommendations for grad school, from how to ask your references to what to do after it's submitted. read more

Letters of Recommendation: Who, How, and When to Ask

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

If you play your cards right, you won't have to stress about asking for a letter of recommendation. Here's who to ask, how to ask them, and when to do it. read more

Top 5 Questions About Recommendation Letters

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Need recommendation letters for your college or scholarship applications? Here's what you should know, including who to ask, when to ask, and more read more

How to Escape Your Dream College's Waitlist

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Author, College Admission Expert, Valley Prep Tutoring Services

Been waitlisted at your dream school? While that can be discouraging, there are steps you can take to help sway 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