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.

    Your Name

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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:
    12345

    Cooperation:
    12345

    Adaptability:
    12345

    Initiative and Motivation:
    12345

    Open Mindedness:
    12345

    Maturity:
    12345

    Relationship with peers:
    12345

    Relationship with authority figures:
    12345

    Accountability and Responsibility:
    12345

    Overall Recommendation:
    12345


    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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