The Power of the Written Word: Writing Effective Letters of Recommendation

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Date: Thursday, September 4, 2014
Time: 2:00 p.m. Eastern/11:00 a.m. Pacific
Cost: Free for members/$30 for nonmembers
This workshop will offer tips and advice for writing counselor and teacher letters of recommendation for high school seniors applying to college. Hear about how recommendations are used and why they are useful in the application process.
  • Why letters of recommendation can have an impact on admissions decisions
  • What colleges want to know
  • Quick tips on writing letters and tips that make a letter stand out
  • Do’s and Don’ts of Teacher Letters of Recommendation
  • Tips on how to tell the student’s story
David P. Weisbord, Senior Associate Director, Office of Undergraduate Admissions, Columbia University (NY)​

Continuing Education Units (CEUs) issued by the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) are available for the NACAC Webinars. Instructions will be released during the introduction of the webinar.

NACAC is an NBCC Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP
TM) and may offer NBCC approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEP solely is responsible for all aspects of the program.​​
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