Writing a college letter of recommendation requires considerable effort. Finding the right person to ask to write the letter could mean the difference between getting in to the college you want.
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Writing a college letter of recommendation requires considerable effort. Don't just blurt out a request to a supervisor or instructor you see walking down the hallway. Choose your letter of recommendation writers carefully, and plan out your timing and approach.
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Most undergraduate applications require two or three letters of recommendation. These letters should come from former or current teachers, employers, or supervisors who are familiar with your work and performance.
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