According to Peterson’s, colleges look at three main components of your application: your courses, your grades, and your standardized sets. After those aspects a college will consider supplemental materials such as your essay, extracurriculars, volunteer or work experience and, last but not least, your letters of recommendation. Here are some things that you should know about recommendation letters.If your perspective school require recommendations, the number needed can be anywhere from one to four, then you should make them a priority.Recommendations also reinforce what is in your application and resume. Further, an especially personal letter can offer insight into your personality or school experiences. Such letters can expose something about yourself you may not have thought to include or explain away any faults in your application. It is also important to know that negative recommendations can have a horrible impact on your chances at acceptance. They can make admissions feel uncertain or worried about how you will interact with professors or other students, so make sure you ask teachers who are likely to paint you in the best light.