Writing UCAS references is a slog. Ask a teacher. The sheer number of students the average personal tutor writes for makes the task burdensome, if not downright problematic. Writing 47 lines about an individual student is hard work. Sometimes, it is made easier by knowing a pupil particularly well; but other times it is an uphill struggle. Composing 4.7 lines, let alone 47 can be hard, especially when, as a child you were told, if you can’t say anything nice, don’t say anything at all.
The students who are less well known to us extra-curricular present the greatest problems. UCAS references are at their […]