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Can I submit additional letters of recommendation?

Hello! I'm a junior and I'm planning to ask for recommendation letters soon. I have a few teachers and coaches who could write strong letters for me, but I'm not sure if I can submit more than the required number. Can I send additional letters, and if so, will colleges consider them? Thanks!

10 months ago

Hi there! It's great that you're thinking ahead about recommendation letters. While most colleges typically require two or three letters of recommendation, some do accept additional letters, especially if those letters can provide new insights or perspectives on your abilities and potential. However, it's important to keep in mind that admissions officers have limited time to review each application, so sending too many letters may not be beneficial. To make the most of additional letters, try to ensure that each one highlights a unique aspect of your skills, character, or experiences. I would recommend checking the specific requirements for the colleges you're applying to, as they may have guidelines on the number of recommendation letters they accept. Good luck with your college applications!

10 months ago

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