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Is listing an arts teacher recommender a good move on the Common App?

I've had a really inspirational arts teacher throughout high school who knows me really well. Would colleges value their letter of recommendation even if I'm not applying for an arts major?

7 months ago

Absolutely, listing an arts teacher who knows you well can be a great move! Admissions committees are looking to gain a deeper understanding of who you are as a person, not just as a student. A recommendation from an arts teacher can showcase your creativity, your passion, and your dedication, traits that are valuable regardless of your intended major. If this teacher can speak to your character, work ethic, and growth over the years, their letter can add a unique and personal dimension to your application. Remember, a letter of recommendation should reflect who you are, and if your arts teacher can do that effectively, it's a fantastic choice!

7 months ago

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