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Admissions To waive or not to waive on FERPA

  1. Oct 28, 2016 #1
    I'm applying to OSU but I'm not sure whether or not to waive or not to waive my right to view letters of recommendation on FERPA. I see arguments for both but no clear answer. Can anyone help me
     
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  3. Oct 28, 2016 #2
    Yes, the general rule is to waive them. Many LoR writers will not submit them if you don't.
     
  4. Oct 28, 2016 #3
    Is there any other reason aside from this? I'm pretty sure the teacher writing my letter doesn't care.
     
  5. Oct 28, 2016 #4

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    A letter that you see will have less weight than a letter you don't.
     
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