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How do I choose which teachers to ask for letters of recommendation?

Hello! I'm a junior and I'll need to ask for letters of recommendation soon. How do I decide which teachers to ask? Should I choose based on the subject, my performance in their class, or my relationship with them? Thanks for any guidance!

10 months ago

Hi there! Choosing the right teachers to ask for letters of recommendation can be a bit daunting, but it's important to select those who know you well and can speak to your strengths. Ideally, you should consider a combination of factors: the subject, your performance in their class, and your relationship with them. It's often a good idea to choose teachers who teach subjects related to your intended major or interests, but it's not a strict requirement. Your performance in their class matters as well, as it shows your academic abilities. Lastly, your relationship with the teacher is crucial, as they'll be able to provide a more personal and insightful recommendation if they know you well. Don't be afraid to ask teachers from earlier years if you feel they can provide a strong recommendation. Good luck!

10 months ago

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