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College Recommendations

Counselor and Teacher Relationships: Thinking Ahead to College Admissions

Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz | Posted 01.24.2015 | College
Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz

It behooves you to develop good relationships with a number of teachers throughout your four years of high school so that when it comes time to write a recommendation they know you both as a student and a person.

The Truth About Counselor Recommendation Letters

| Posted 10.27.2014 | Teen

It’s that time of year again when you polish up your college essay, approach teachers for recommendations and get started on that dreaded Common App...

A Hidden Gem: The Counselor Recommendation

Ishan Puri | Posted 11.10.2012 | College
Ishan Puri

School counselors can be a source of guidance and experience throughout high school if you are able to make your relationship with him/her personal. But how do you get to know my counselor when there are hundreds of students in my class?

Getting Others to Sing Your Praises in College Application Recommendations

Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz | Posted 10.07.2012 | College
Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz

Many letters of recommendation end up being generic and clichéd. What you want is something that is unique to you, positive and helps the readers "get" who you are as a student and person.