Palanca letters are letters of recommendation for work and study. It is a letter written by someone who is familiar with your character, skills and abilities. It is a letter written to support your application for a particular job or study program.
A palanca letter may be written by anyone who is familiar with your character and ability to do a certain task. It should be written in English, but it can also be translated into Filipino. The purpose of a palanca letter is to convince the reader that you are the best candidate for the job or study program you are applying for.
When writing palanca letters, always remember that it must be written in an honest manner so that it will not backfire on you later on. If you have any problems with someone or if they have bad feelings towards you, then don’t ask them to write one for you because they might not do it in good faith or they might even lie about how good you really are just so they can get rid of their own problems with you.
To make your palanca letter more convincing, follow these tips:
Make sure that whoever is writing your palanca letter knows about what he/she is talking about; otherwise, his/her opinion won’t carry much weight when it comes to convincing.
Last modified: September 24, 2022