I am planning on applying to some competitive universities such as Duke, John Hopkins, etc. I am currently taking a one month long duel enrollment course taught by a community college professor. I feel like he would write a better recommendation letter for me than some of my teachers in my high school. Would it be wise to ask him to write me a recommendation letter, or should I ask a teacher at my high school who taught me longer?
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If you believe that the professor would truly write you the best letter, then that is who you should ask. However, in most circumstances it is best to get a teacher who taught you longer because they know you better. The goal is to get a letter from the person that knows you the best. If that is your professor, then ask him.
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You could always ask him and a teacher from your high school!
I would highly recommend getting both your prof and a teacher to write you a letter. Most applications leave room for a couple extra letters of rec and proving that you have good relationships with your teachers can go a long way. If your extra one is from a professor that you took classes from, it's likely to be weighted similarly and will be very beneficial.
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