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Are you able to choose which letters of recommendation you send to colleges?

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I'm starting to ask my teachers if they are willing to write letters of recommendation for me and I realized that if everything goes to plan, I might have 4 letters of recommendation. None of the schools I'm interested in need more than 2 from teachers but I feel if I have four then I can choose the two that will match the school I eventually apply to (if that makes sense). For reference, I plan on being a STEM major (public health atm) and I also plan on asking two humanities and two science teachers and I confirmed 1 out of the 4. Is it recommended to get four letters of recommendation or should I narrow it down to two? Can I choose which letters I send to schools on the Common App?

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You can choose which ones you send through the common app by just assigning them only to the colleges you want their recommendation for however, teachers spend a LONG time writing those letters so I would consider narrowing it down to two maybe three just to have a backup.