Academic Recommendation

To the recommender: 

This student is seeking approval for participation in a semester abroad program. The proposed program offers students the opportunity to complete coursework in several disciplines related to Hispanic Studies in order to obtain the necessary skills, knowledge, and competencies expected of an undergraduate Spanish major or minor at Ohio State. All courses feature face-to-face instruction with the same number of contact hours as their Ohio State equivalents; some also include service-learning or other community-engagement components. The program also provides cultural activities and excursions to complement the in-class learning and to maximize cultural understanding.

Your comments below are critical in assessing the student’s suitability for this program.

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Name of Student


For how long and in what capacity have you known the student?

Have you taught this student in any of your courses? If so, what are the course names and numbers?


On a scale of 1 to 5, please rate this student in the following categories:
(Note: 1=Unable to judge, 2=Below Average, 3=Good, 4=Very Good, 5=Excellent)

Academic Ability:
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Cooperation:
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Adaptability:
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Initiative and Motivation:
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Open Mindedness:
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Maturity:
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Relationship with peers:
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Relationship with authority figures:
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Accountability and Responsibility:
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Overall Recommendation:
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What is your overall assessment of this student's academic strengths and weaknesses?

Other comments:

Thank you for your time and cooperation.


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