Do you need a Letterof Recommendation from your counselor?
Colleges, Universities, and Scholarship applications may require a Letter of Recommendation (LOR) from your counselor an/or teacher(s). To request a LOR please provide a resume withyour request two weeks prior to each deadline. Please be clear with your counselor who you would like your LORaddressed to and how the LOR will be submitted: student will pick up, counselorwill mail, etc…
The Common Application (CommonApp) requires your school counselor to submit the School Forms. You must submit the counselor email correctly into the CommonApp form. Please see correct email addressesfor each counselor below. Aftersubmission, it is your responsibility to make sure your counselor has receivedthe request. In addition to the school forms, your counselor will write you a comprehensiverecommendation if you provide a Resume immediately after the submission. This should happen as early as possible, butno less than two weeks before the due date of your first college deadline.How do I ask ateacher for a LOR?Teachers also appreciate early notice of a request for a Letter of Recommendation and also require a resume. Always follow-up with a thank-you to any teacher who has been gracious enough to sing your praises! Each school is different in what they requirefor LOR. Some schools require none while some require 3 different teachers. Please be conscious of this when inviting teachers on theCommonApp.