Soliciting Rec Letters When Top-Choice Teachers Say No

Soliciting Rec Letters When Top-Choice Teachers Say No

I’d been planning to visit community college, but not long ago i made a reference to a rep from the four-year college at an university fair and I also’ve chose to apply there despite the fact that I know i am late in comparison to most seniors. The institution calls for two suggestion letters. The two instructors we asked stated they only do 15 per year and so they’ve already done those, so that they can’t do mine. I do not know other teachers well. Can I ask my moms and dads? A pal? A neighbor? They all understand me well and will explore my skills and weaknesses.

Without seeing the application that is actual, ‘The Dean’ can not state without a doubt. But typically, universities expect teacher recommendation letters. Some ask for one; others want two. Even if your university is significantly diffent therefore the application does not specify ‘Teacher,’ you’d be doing your self a disservice by maybe not submitting any references from someone who taught you in your junior or senior 12 months.

So here’s what ‘The Dean’ suggests:

First, email both associated with the teachers whom turned you straight down (or a request that is in-person fine, too) and explain you just recently do not go to community college to ensure that’s why you’re belated with the suggestion request. Ask if there is any opportunity that they will make an exclusion to the policy that is 15-limit. Offer to complete one thing in trade … e.g., help Continue reading Soliciting Rec Letters When Top-Choice Teachers Say No