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College Admissions: Receiving Support through Recommendations

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When it comes to reaching one’s goals, there is a saying English speakers often use to explain the path to success. It goes like this:

“It’s not what you know, but who you know...”

Those words suggest that being hard working or knowledgeable is not the only way to get what you want in life.

Very often it can even be more important to have a relationship with someone who can help you reach your goals.

Kenley Jones says that in a way, the same could be said of the process of applying to colleges and universities in the United States.

Jones is the director of international admissions at the University of Redlands, a private, liberal arts and science university in southern California.

He says most U.S. colleges and universities often base their admissions decisions on an applicant’s test results and school work.

But he admits that this information does not always do the best job of explaining the strengths of each applicant.

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