Junior Workshop: Requesting Teacher Recommendations

Yesterday was the latest session in the ongoing series of workshops on the college search for Northwood juniors.We focused on Asking Teachers For Recommendations. Here are the handouts and the presentation: Teacher Recommendation Presentation (Slides) How to Ask for Teacher Recommendations (2017) Items currently on junior to-do lists include... Meet with your college counselor Work … Continue reading Junior Workshop: Requesting Teacher Recommendations

Colleges and Universities that Require Two Letters of Recommendation from Teachers

List compiled by the legendary school counselor Cigus Vanni from Cherry Hill High School West (New Jersey/USA). Provided here free of charge. Download document (PDF) here The list compiled below is based on personal research utilizing data from The Common Application; from The College Board publication The College Handbook 2016; and from direct examination of … Continue reading Colleges and Universities that Require Two Letters of Recommendation from Teachers

Why you should waive your right to read your teacher recommendations

I am a member the Association of College Counselors in Independent Schools (ACCIS) and subscribe to the group’s email list-serve, where college counselors like me ask questions and share ideas. Right now there is a timely discussion about whether or not students should waive the right to see teacher recommendations. The Federal Educational Rights and … Continue reading Why you should waive your right to read your teacher recommendations