Universal College Application Tips: Alternate Versions and How to Request Letters of Recommendation
You’re in the home stretch! Now that you’ve filled out the Universal College Application, just a few steps remain. Read on to learn about creating alternate versions of your application, as well as how to request letters of recommendation from your guidance counselor and teachers. And stay tuned for our insider’s view to using the Common Application. Expert tips on completing the Common App will be posted in August.
Once every required field is complete and you’ve had a trusted adult (or two) proof your application for typos, you’ll be ready to submit your UCA. Similar to the Common App, once you’ve submitted your application to schools A, B, and C, you won’t be allowed to make any changes on your forms for those particular schools. However (and this is a BIG however), you can create as many “copies” of your application as you like for submission to other schools. Which leads me to my next tip…