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Sample Reference Letters for Students

Reference Letter Samples for High School and College Students


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The following sample reference letters are especially for high school students, college students, and graduates and include character references, references from teachers, and graduate school references.

Sample Student / Recent Graduate Resumes and Letters

Sample Student Reference Letters

College Reference Letters

Information on reference and recommendation letters, sample letters of recommendation and reference lists, how to ask for a reference, and how to use references. There is also information on what reference checkers can ask about you and what previous employers can disclose.

How to Write a Letter of Recommendation
Advice on how to write a letter of recommendation, including what to include in each section of the letter, how to send it and sample letters of recommendation for employment and academics. 

Letter Of Recommendation Samples
Reference letter and email message samples including academic recommendations, business reference letters and character, personal and professional references.

Please Note: These samples are provided for guidance only. The provided information, including samples and examples, is not guaranteed for accuracy or legality. Letters and other correspondence should be edited to fit your personal situation.

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