Tips for Recommendation Letters

Most colleges ask for recommendation letters in the application process.  Prospective students should select individuals who know them well. 

Provide the person you’ve asked with some details about what you’ve done in the past and your future plans.
     Community Service
     Honors and Awards
     Leadership Roles
     Employment Experience
     Special Skills
     Special Circumstances

Also, provide the writer a personal statement.  This will help them when writing the letter.

Make sure to give them plenty of time to write the letter. 

Be sure to thank the person for writing the letter.

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