Sara’s book, SOUNDBITE: The Admissions Secret that Gets You Into College and Beyond, is out now!   LEARN MORE

Asking Teachers for Recommendation Letters—2021 Edition

As spring is upon us and the end of the school year is within reach, my attention shifts to high[...]

The Pitfalls of the Brag Sheet (and How to Avoid Them)

It is that time of year when some high schools begin to encourage their juniors to ask teachers[...]

How to Ask Teachers for Recommendation Letters During Quarantine

During last Friday's Instagram Live, I mentioned my "Admissions Tip of the Day." If you are a[...]

The Sure-Fire Way to Get Powerful Recommendation Letters - Part 2

Last week I wrote about how picking the right teachers for letters of recommendation can[...]

The Sure-Fire Way to Get Powerful Recommendation Letters - Part 1

Applying to college is often compared to playing a game of chance like Monopoly—where you land[...]

1 2