Before requesting a Recommendation Letter please choose which option best fits your situation: Choose one option for making your request….Please do not do both.

 


Option 1 – You need a Recommendation Letter as part of the Common Application.

Steps to take if requesting the Recommendation Letter through the college’s online system, Common Application, or other:

  • Email the following information to Lani Carey:
  • Details concerning the specific information you want to include in the letter.
  • Provide information concerning the student’s goals, passions, strengths, and any personal qualities, character traits, anecdotes that portray these, etc.
  • The best recommendations come from the parents – please write the above in the form of a letter – don’t worry about grammar, punctuation, pronouns, etc. Lani will make any necessary changes so that it is from the Guidance Counselor. She will also add academic information such as GPA, ACT/SAT scores, and Class Rank.
  • There is no need to enter a request in the Request Manager.

 


Option 2 – You need a Recommendation Letter separate from the Common Application.

Steps to take if you need a Recommendation Letter separate from the Common Application.

  • Log into myHLA page and click on Request Manager.
  • Select “Recommendation Letter” from the drop down menu.
  • Type the student’s name in the comment box with information concerning where to send the letter. Provide details concerning the specific information you want to be included in the letter. Provide information concerning the student’s goals, passions, strengths, and any personal qualities, character traits, anecdotes that portray these, etc.
  • The best recommendations come from the parents – please write the above in the form of a letter – don’t worry about grammar, punctuation, pronouns, etc. Lani will make any necessary changes so that it is from the Guidance Counselor. She will also add academic information such as GPA, ACT/SAT scores, and Class Rank.
  • Submit your request.
  • If there is too much information to include in the request, you may email the information to Lani Carey.