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6 months ago
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Do colleges have a grace period for letters of recommendation to send?
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So I am applying to Brown and Cornell and my counselors have not sent my LORs to those 2 colleges. I am wondering if there is a grace period in which required materials can be sent or if I am doomed because of this.

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6 months ago

There is likely not an official grace period per se, but colleges are sympathetic. They will understand that if your teachers are sending in their letters late, it's not your fault and it will not reflect poorly on you.

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5 months ago

So as jen said there is no official policy of accepting late letters but especially in this pandemic age they will allow for circumstances. So you arent doomed because of it but if there are circumstances that affected your counselors timeline ask him/her to mention it.

Hope this helps.

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