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How to Ask a Teacher for a College Recommendation Letter

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Preparing for college academically is one of the most important aspects of high school, and your teachers are people who know about your academic performance, intellectual curiosity, work ethic and ambition the best. All of these factors play into a determination of what kind of student you will be in college, which is why recommendation letters from teachers are one of the most important parts of the college application.

Asking a teacher for a college recommendation letter might make you a little bit anxious, but there is no need to worry -- teachers are used to helping students with college recommendation letters.

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