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It is the applicant's responsibility to communicate with your three recommenders in order to ensure that they receive the UW link from the application portal, and successfully upload their recommendation letter into your application by the deadline.
Please share the application deadline with your recommenders.
They will receive a UW email in their spam/junk/other folder. If they do not receive the email, their school or government email may be blocking it. You may need to contact Admissions for help.
Students may reach out to the UW Admissions Office directly to let them know their recommender has not received the email; to request it be resent, or have an email address edited and/or to confirm if letters have been received.
Students may also reach out to the School of CLAD Office Associate via email to check to see if their application is missing any requirements.
Students should always log back into their applications (prior to the deadlines) to confirm your application is complete! If you get locked out of your account, please contact Admissions.
Please adhere to the deadlines.
*We prefer to review completed applications for the correct term.
Applicants should carefully select those persons whom they ask to send letters of recommendation. References should include those people who can attest to the applicant's academic potential, her or his previous personal or work experience in higher education, and the applicant's fit with the standards and expectations that guide professional educators. If the applicant is currently working in a professional education position, it is expected that the employer/supervisor will provide a letter of reference.
Please add in the name, title, and email address of the three references into your application. The application portal will email each reference with instructions on how they upload the letter into your application.
The applicant should carefully consider the purpose of the personal statement in the application process. This statement should be well thought out, carefully written and edited, and not exceed five double-spaced typewritten pages. The statement should address the following questions:
Include the following in your resume: