Tag: recommendation letters

4 Ways to Stand Out as an International Applicant

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 Grad School: What You Need to Know

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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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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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 Stand Out in Your College Applications

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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What should at the top of your college applications to-do list? Getting your recommendations lined up. read more

Who Should I Ask to Write My College Recommendation Letters?

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College applications stressing you out? Recommendation letters are the easiest part! Use the following rules of thumb as a guide to asking for them. read more

Tips for Scoring Scholarship Recommendation Letters


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