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Letters of Recommendation

Requests for Letters of Recommendations (Private Colleges & Scholarships)

The UC’s and CSU’s do not require letters of recommendation.

The ASTI counselor completes the Secondary School Report which includes a letter of recommendation. Please email or bring the following documents to the ASTI Counselor by August 15th.

Counselor requires:

  • Letter from student to counselor answering questions on the Counselor School Report side of the letter of recommendation handout: Letter of Recommendation Handout
  • Copy of student's resume 
  • Copy of student’s SAT scores (screen shots are fine)
  • Copy of student’s college list with application deadlines, including the student’s first private college application deadline (indicating whether student is applying Early Decision/Action or Regular Decision)
  • Any specific required information requested in the college or scholarship application
  • For electronic recommendations, the online link (for example Common App, Sendedu, Coalition Application, school specific website, etc.) 
  • Stamped, addressed envelopes if recommendations will not be submitted on-line

Each teacher has his or her own policy regarding letters of recommendation.  Check with the teacher first. 

Teachers require:

  • Letter from student to teacher answering questions on the Teacher/Professor side of the letter of recommendation handout: Letter of Recommendation Handout
  • Copy of unofficial transcript
  • Copy of SAT/ACT test scores (screen shots are fine)
  • Any deadlines or specific required information requested in the college or scholarship application.

Deadlines for Counselor Letters of Recommendation Requests/Packet Submission: August 15th.