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CEP College Conversation (September 9, 2022: Writing Effective Letters of Recommendation) is a Course

CEP College Conversation (September 9, 2022: Writing Effective Letters of Recommendation)

Time limit: 1 day

$45 Enroll

Full course description

UC Berkeley's Center for Educational Partnerships offers year-round College Advising Virtual Training designed for college access professionals and high school counselors in California! Our 2-hour training sessions are designed by college advising experts for new and experienced college access professionals and counselors in schools and community settings. 

Training Highlights:

  • Synchronous (live session)
  • Slide-decks provided (post-session)
  • Includes resources

Registration INSTRUCTIONS:

  • Register for each training separately ($45 per training)
  • Registration deadline is the Wednesday prior to the training (10am). 
  • When you register, it will have you sign up for a "class" via Canvas.
  • If you previously registered for a CEP Professional Development Courses or purchased our CEP K-12 College Knowledge Curriculum, you will need to use credentials previously created when registering/purchasing.
  • The day before the training, you will receive a calendar invitation with the zoom link.

September 9th: Writing Effective Letters of Recommendation (10am-12pm PST)

Description: This training will prepare you to write compelling letters of recommendation for admissions and scholarship programs.

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 information necessary to write and request compelling letters of recommendation.

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Questions should be sent to:

Dr. Claudia Aguilar -