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*Use this form if your college requires a letter of recommendation.

Most private colleges, as well


as some out of state public colleges, require letters of recommendation. Please check with
your individual colleges.

COLLEGE APPLICANTS
LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION
(Does not apply to CSUs and UCs)
Please return this packet, completely filled out, to your counselor. Allow at least three weeks prior to the
deadline for college applications. (Please note that California Public Colleges and Universities do not accept
letters of recommendation.)
List all schools to which you are applying.
Request Official Transcripts from the PGHS Registrar, Mrs. Russell, if needed.
Many private universities will use the Common Application. Go to www.commonapp.org to apply.
Recommendation materials are due to Counselor: 3

weeks prior to the Universities postmarked deadline

FULL LEGAL NAME


PRIVATE COLLEGE or UNIVERSITY

DEADLINE DATE

In addition, I PLAN TO APPLY TO THE FOLLOWING PUBLIC UNIVSERITIES:


UCS and CSUs

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Out of state Public colleges

SENIOR PERSONAL DATA INFORMATION

Student Name_________________________________________

1.

What is your chosen major?

2.

What vocation or career are you considering?

3.

List at least five words you would use to describe yourself? ____

4.

What do you consider your strengths?

5.

Other information that you feel is important for us to know:

6.

SIGNIFICANT ACTIVITIES during High School: Please give dates of activities


SCHOOL

COMMUNITY

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7.

PARENT BRAG SHEET (For College and Scholarship Recommendations) Please feel free to write, on a
separate sheet of paper, whatever you think is appropriate. You may want to consider unusual or outstanding
accomplishments, development and growth in high school, personality traits, unusual or personal circumstances
that impacted your students education. Thank you!

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PGHS STUDENT SELF-EVALUATION

Date

Name

The information you provide below can be of great importance to your college planning. It will be used by your
counselor in preparing materials submitted to colleges in support of your application. Rate yourself in the
following areas in relation to how you see yourself in your class. Be honest and realistic.

Below
Average

Average
(Top 50%)

Good (Top
25%)

Very Good
(Top 10 %)

Outstanding
(Top 5%)

Initiative/Motivation
Intellectual curiosity
Intellectual ability
Creativity
Energy
Self-confidence
Leadership/influence
Responsibility
Integrity
Concern for others
Respect for differences
Warmth of personality
Sense of humor
Emotional maturity
Reactions to setbacks
Work ethic
Growth potential
Respect accorded by faculty
Respect accorded by peers
Why do you think this is a good representation of who you are? Anything else you would like the counselor to
know? (Use back of paper or attach a sheet, if needed)

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