Letters of Recommendation


School Code: 052986
 
  • UC/CSU do not require letters of recommendation (with the exception of UC Berkeley who MAY ask students to provide an optional recommendation)
  • Private colleges usually require a Counselor recommendation along with 2-3 teacher recommendations. Seniors will add their teacher recommenders on the "College's I'm Applying to" link in Naviance
  • Letter of Recommendation Procedures
    • Students can access the letter of recommendation packet in their MyConnect Counseling class on the "Senior" page. Students must make an appointment through MyConnect or speak with their counselor prior to turning in a letter of recommendation packet.
    • The letter of recommendation packet can be found in the MyConnect Counseling class on the "Senior" page. Students must submit their packet electronically or bring a printed copy (check with your counselor for their preference) to the scheduled appointment.
    • Many colleges allow you to use an alternate recommender in lieu of the counselor letter. Please check with your colleges' specific policies. If you are planning to use an alternate recommender, please notify your counselor and we will provide you with the necessary paperwork. Some examples of an alternate recommender: administrator, school staff member, job supervisor, club advisor, community leader, religious affiliate, etc.
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