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Letters of Recommendation

Need a Letter of Recommendation for a College or Scholarship? 
Use these attached documents to help your teacher, counselor, or mentor write you a great letter!
  • Santa Barbara City College - No Letters of Recommendation required. 
  • CSU's and UC's - No Letters of Recommendation required. Note: If you apply to UC Berkeley, a certain percentage of applicants will be asked to submit a letter of recommendation
  • Common Application - 1 Letter of Recommendation from your Counselor, usually 2 Letters of Recommendation from current or past teachers. Note: Teacher Recommendation requirements can be different for each school. Some don't require any, and some can ask for 2 or 3. Pay close attention to requirements!
  • Other Applications - Letters of Recommendation requirements vary by school.