Letters of Recommendation

Which teacher(s) should I ask for my letter of recommendation?

Which teacher(s) should I ask for my letter of recommendation?

By Solomon Team / 10/19/2023

Between the essays, activity list, transcript, and every other material that colleges ask for, teacher letters of recommendation (also known as LORs) might be the last thing on your mind as you assemble your college applications. That being said, they are still an important part of the holistic admissions review process, and you should take…

How to Decline Writing a Letter of Recommendation

How to Decline Writing a Letter of Recommendation

By Solomon Team / 08/30/2022

School counselors and teachers tasked with writing letters of recommendation for eager college-bound seniors would likely agree that the job, although a welcomed honor, is a labor of love. Educators spend countless hours drafting detailed and personalized letters on behalf of students in order to support their achievements. Often, letters are crafted with ease, knowing…

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Getting the Best College Recommendation Letters

By Solomon Team / 12/13/2021

There are two parts of most college applications that you can still influence: your essay (or personal statement) and the letters of recommendation. It might seem strange to include the recommendation letters since you don’t actually write them, or even see them, but by asking the right person(s), you can make an important impact on…