For Instructions on Requesting a Letter of Recommendation, please click on the LOR Instructions PPT on the left.
The deadline to request Letters of Rec for November 1st is October 7th.
The deadline to request Letters of Rec for January 1st is November 15th.

For more information about Letters of Rec, check here.


  • UC's/CSU's - Letters of Rec are not part of the initial application. Only send a Letter of Recommendation if requested by the University.
  • Private schools usually require one counselor letter of recommendation and 1-2 teacher letters of recommendation. Use the Common Application if possible!
  • Three weeks prior to your first deadline, in a face-to-face conversation, ask the teacher(s)/counselor to write a letter on your behalf and provide all documents outlined below



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