We all know how often college applications require letters of recommendation, and how much of a pain it can be to acquire them. Of course you will most likely have to go through the lengthy process of preparing your resume and personal statement before asking for the letter, and then there’s always that tricky question, “Who am I going to ask to write this for me?”
Colleges often like to see recommendations from teachers, guidance counselors, and the like, but if you don’t already know, for most applications you’re not limited to just those options. For a lot of students, there are very few, if any, teachers who know them well enough personally or can effectively express their achievements well enough to write a decent letter. The same goes with counselors. if you’re wondering if they’re all you can choose from, I can happily tell you NO! If you’re having trouble deciding who to ask, here are some people you can trust to write just as good a recommendation letter as any.
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