This letter offers an explanation for a past criminal record to a college admissions department.
1234, Main Street
Boston, MA 02123
04 April, 2005
<Recipient Address Goes Here>
<time information was requested>, you requested information from me explaining the <criminal record listed> I listed on my application form as directed by your Admissions Department. I am writing to explain the nature of my criminal record.
I trust this explanation will prove sufficient, and that my admission to <school name> will not be affected by this unfortunate incident. If you have any other questions or need further information from the courts or my attorney, please contact me so that we may move on to other matters.
Thank you very much.
encl: <List of enclosed items goes here>