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<p>1. Your high school counselor will be automatically assigned your letter of recommendation requests via MEFA Pathway. You do not need to invite your high school counselor through the Common App portal since your high school has signed up to use MEFA Pathway for the Common App Recommendation Process.<br>2. To request a letter of recommendation from a teacher, add your teacher through MEFA Pathway Application Manager/Request Recommendations. Provide your teacher’s name, subject taught, and email address then click the Send Request button to email a personal request.<br>3. All other letter of recommendation writers such as coach/employer/other do need to be invited through the Common App portal.<br>4. View the status of all letter of recommendation and transcript requests in the Common App (the status will not be visible in MEFA Pathway).<br><br>For reference, here is the breakdown</p>

<table border="1" style="width: 500px;"><tbody><tr><td colspan="1" rowspan="1">Recommender Type</td><td colspan="1" rowspan="1">Common App</td></tr><tr><td colspan="1" rowspan="1">Counselors</td><td colspan="1" rowspan="1">No need to request for CommonApp schools</td></tr><tr><td colspan="1" rowspan="1">Teachers</td><td colspan="1" rowspan="1">Request via MEFA Pathway</td></tr><tr><td colspan="1" rowspan="1">Others*</td><td colspan="1" rowspan="1">Request via Common App</td></tr><tr><td colspan="1" rowspan="1">Advisors</td><td colspan="1" rowspan="1">Request via Common App</td></tr></tbody></table>
<br>*Others recommender type includes coaches, art teacher, employer, etc.

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