Tag: Recommendation Letters
One of the best ways to stand out when applying to college is to show how you’ve made an impact with your interests – inside and outside of the classroom.
Admissions officers like to see your journey, and the important point to underline here is that the activities, the jobs, and the experiences you pursue during your undergraduate career should tell a story in line with who you are and the path you are taking.
At IvyWise, we encourage students to ask their teachers for letters before the end of junior year and then follow up at the beginning of senior year.
Whether you’re working with your school-based college counselor, an independent college admissions consultant, or both during your college admissions journey, there’s one thing that you can’t afford to do, and that’s miss opportunities to tap the knowledge and resources of the staff and teachers at your school.
Letters of recommendation, especially those from your junior year teachers, are a key component of your college applications.
Getting a head start in the application process is the best way to make sure students have a smooth and relatively stress-free senior year!
There are a myriad of factors that admissions officers consider when evaluating college applications, and it’s important to understand what universities are looking for in order to have the best chance of admission to your top-choice institutions.
Letters of recommendation help round out your applicant profile. They provide insight into what you are like as a student and person from the perspective of someone who has worked closely with you during your high school career.
It’s important for applicants, especially those from China, to set themselves apart from other applicants through extracurricular involvement, essays, demonstrated interest, and recommendations.
Many regular decision deadlines aren’t until January 1, so if you’re just now starting on your admissions journey, or need some help getting back on track, here’s what you need to do now in order to catch up and be ready to submit great applications by the regular decision deadlines.