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    Hi! I'm currently studying at a university in the states and am looking into transferring to a school in the UK (Richmond University of London, University of Edinburgh, Glasgow School of Art and Design, and University of Brighton are my current choices, if that helps).

    The application process for UCAS has been going very smoothly so far, and I've just had two former teachers of mine agree to write a letter of recommendation for me. This is where I'm having some trouble. Should I choose the more recent uni professor (from January through May of this year) who has known me for a shorter period of time, or my English teacher from my senior year of high school (2015-2016)?

    I feel like the high school English teacher knew me longer and could write a stronger letter, but UCAS suggests choosing the most recent teacher. Who should I go with?

    Also, I think another difficult thing for me will be figuring out how to go about telling whoever I don't pick that I changed my mind. What's the nicest way to tell them?
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    I would probably choose the most recent teacher (UCAS also recommends this). Both teachers offered to write you a reference so they will probably both give you good references.

    In terms of telling the other teacher, just say that UCAS recommended the most recent teacher to give a reference. Email them to say thanks for offering.
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    (Original post by gamzealden)
    Hi! I'm currently studying at a university in the states and am looking into transferring to a school in the UK (Richmond University of London, University of Edinburgh, Glasgow School of Art and Design, and University of Brighton are my current choices, if that helps).

    The application process for UCAS has been going very smoothly so far, and I've just had two former teachers of mine agree to write a letter of recommendation for me. This is where I'm having some trouble. Should I choose the more recent uni professor (from January through May of this year) who has known me for a shorter period of time, or my English teacher from my senior year of high school (2015-2016)?

    I feel like the high school English teacher knew me longer and could write a stronger letter, but UCAS suggests choosing the most recent teacher. Who should I go with?

    Also, I think another difficult thing for me will be figuring out how to go about telling whoever I don't pick that I changed my mind. What's the nicest way to tell them?
    If you're currently studying at Uni, you have to use the professor, and list the Uni on your UCAS form ( did you get a exit Qualification?)
 
 
 

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