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Writing Effective Letters of Recommendation (Online Course)


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UC Berkeley's Center for Educational Partnerships offers College Advising Online Courses designed for college access professionals and high school counselors in California! 

Courses are designed by college advising experts for new and experienced college access professionals and counselors in high schools and community settings. Whether you are new to the field or want to stay informed on policies and best practices, there is a course for you! 

Course Highlights:

  • High Quality
  • Self Paced
  • Includes Resources
  • Course can be completed in 2-3 hours

Welcome to the Writing Effective Letters of Recommendation Course!

Completing this course will prepare you to write effective letters of recommendation for admissions and scholarship programs.

Course Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the importance of,  and do's and don'ts of writing effective letters of recommendation for admission and scholarship opportunities.
  • This course also provides tips regarding system and program letters (such as the Educational Opportunity Program and the Common App).
  • The course offers suggestions on tools to support your school staff and seniors in gathering the information necessary to write and request compelling letters of recommendation.

Certificate of Completion: Upon successful completion of course requirements and feedback form, you will be able to download a Certificate of Completion for this course (noting 3 hours of professional development).