Originally published in HT, Education Supplement
“Aaah, the recommendations!” was the exasperated cry of one of my clients at the end of last year. He had worked tirelessly on every part of his application, but had failed to request letters of recommendations from his teachers. By mid-December his teachers were swamped with requests and wouldn’t be able to give the letters their full attention. This is just one example of why, if you are planning to apply to college abroad for admission in 2013, you should understand the steps involved and when to execute. Below are a few things for class 12 students to remember as they start planning the application process.