Letters of Recommendation
Members of our college counseling staff are charged with writing college counselor letters of recommendation on behalf of students during the college admissions process, and we rely greatly on parents' perspective.
The College Counselor letter is a vital endorsement in the student’s application file. Admissions officers read these letters carefully for a comprehensive view of how enrolling the student would benefit their campus community. A thorough resume, along with parent and student brag sheets brimming with details and anecdotes, will help your college counselor draft a personalized letter, one that makes the applicant stand out from the crowd for his best attributes.
These are the three documents needed:
1. Parent Brag Sheet: To be completed by one or both parents. Click here to access the form.
2. Student Brag Sheet: To be completed by the student. You can access this survey by going to Naviance Family Connection, About Me tab, Look to the left under Surveys to Take. The name of the survey is Class of 2019 Student Information Brag Sheet.
3. Updated Activities Resume (projected through senior year): To be completed by student. Please see the attached/linked document below, titled Sample Senior Resume. Please return to your son’s college counselor.
Sample Senior Resume.docx
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