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Recommendation Letters Viewing?

So, I've asked my teachers for letters of recommendation, and they've agreed, which is awesome. But, how do you view letters of recommendation on Common App? Is there a way to see if they've been uploaded or do I just hope for the best? Thanks in advance!

7 months ago

Hey there! It's great to hear that your teachers have agreed to write your letters of recommendation. On the Common App, there is a section called 'Recommendations and FERPA' where you can manage your recommenders. While you can't view the actual content of the letters (they're confidential), you CAN check to see if your recommenders have completed and uploaded their letters. Just look for the status to change from 'Requested' to 'Submitted.' Don't worry, it's totally common for recommenders to submit their letters close to the deadline, but if you're getting anxious as the deadline approaches, it's okay to send a gentle reminder to your teachers.

And remember, most teachers are writing letters for several students, so it's likely on their to-do list even if they haven't done it yet. Keep an eye on that status update, and good luck with your college applications!

7 months ago

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