Can I submit more than one letter of recommendation?

Hey everyone, I'm a junior, and I've heard that some colleges only accept one letter of recommendation. Can I submit more than one, or should I focus on getting just one really strong letter? Thanks for any advice, and collegevine, you guys rock!

4 months ago

Hello! It's great that you're being proactive about your college applications. While it's true that some colleges may only accept one letter of recommendation, many institutions allow or even encourage applicants to submit multiple letters. It's important to research the specific requirements for each college you're applying to, as these can vary greatly. In general, having more than one strong letter of recommendation can provide a more comprehensive understanding of your abilities and character. However, quality is more important than quantity. It's better to have one or two well-written, detailed letters from teachers or mentors who know you well, rather than multiple generic or weak letters. In conclusion, focus on obtaining strong letters from individuals who can speak to your strengths, and make sure to check each college's specific requirements. Best of luck with your applications!

4 months ago
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