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4 Ways to Stand Out as an International Applicant

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

It can be difficult to stand out in the application pool as an international student. Here are some ways to help your university application shine! read more

Recommendation Letters for Graduate School: What You Need to Know

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, New York University

A step-by-step guide on getting recommendations for grad school, from how to choose and ask your references to what you should do after they submit their letters. read more

Letters of Recommendation Made Easy: 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. Follow these tips to get recommended worry free! read more

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

The Ultimate Guide to College Applications: How to Stand Out from the Crowd

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Vice President of Admission and Financial Aid, Endicott College

All that soul searching to find the perfect college has come down to this, your application. But what actually goes into that mythical document? read more

Who and How to Ask for College Recommendation Letters

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Now that the fall of your senior year is here, you are probably starting to get serious about completing your college applications. What should at the top of your to-do list? Getting your recommendations lined up. read more

How many recommendation letters should students submit?

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It is best to submit two teacher recommendations from either your junior or senior year. One should be from an English teacher, and the other can be from a different discipline, depending on the area you think you may study. read more

Who should I ask to write my college recommendation letters?

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You should have people who know you really well write your letters of recommendation. Use the following rules of thumb as a guide to asking for letters of 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