We appreciate your candid evaluation of this student.
Please complete the questions below about the student you are recommending. Please note, this evaluation must be received by the date your student provided.
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Who is the student you are recommending?
How long and in what capacity have you known this student?
Years of Experience
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This student is applying for membership in an Honors College which involves several honors courses per year and membership in a self-governed community of scholars. Grades and test scores will give us one kind of information, but only your thoughtful, concrete, and candid evaluation will help us distinguish this student from the thousands of others with similar academic records.
Please choose at least five of the following questions to answer about the student. Be as specific as possible in sharing with us what this young person is really like. The length of your response may vary from short answers to paragraph length.
What qualities does this person have that can’t be measured by grades?
What fictional person or character in a movie or book does he/she most resemble? Explain.
Describe an incident that illustrates his/her sense of humor.
What is your favorite thing about this person?
What are some of his/her most positive traits/negative traits?
How has he/she shown leadership in the classroom?
If he/she were a superhero what would be his/her superpowers? His/Her weaknesses?
What will be his/her biggest obstacle to success in college?
What would he/she contribute to a shared living community?
What types of intelligences does he/she display in your classroom?
If you had to create a slogan representing this person, what would it be?
Where do you see this person in ten years?
What does this person care enough about that he/she might get so wrapped up in it that he/she loses track of time?
Choose one of the following words or phrases that best describes this person and explain: Perseverant, Intellectual Curiosity, Passionate, Creative/Imaginative, Immersive Diligence, Nerdy (we like nerds)
Describe this student's general intellectual ability/potential.