This short episode, Sean interviews high school teachers about approaching teachers for letters of rec and the writing process. We also dispel some of the myths associated with letters of rec, and advise how underclassmen could build relationships with these teachers leading up to the letters of recommendation.
This episode, Sean and Michael are joined by u/Scholargrade, a prominent college admissions counselor active in the r/chanceme and r/ApplyingToCollege subreddit. In Part Two of this session, we talk about 2 more case studies, and talk about whether their college list suits them. We thoroughly review their application qualities and clarify some of the myths that the general populace has when viewing college admissions to US universities.
This week, we discussed a bit about the early college essay writing process with Sean. As someone going through the process, Sean talks about the struggles and methods of coming up with ideas. Then, we talk about school-specific essays and how to approach them. Throughout the episode, we talk about common mistakes and cliche essays that many applicants use.
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