OSU Fisher Recommendation Questions 2016-2017
The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business MBA application is live for the 2016-2017 admissions season, meaning that the Fisher MBA recommendation questions are available for MBA applicants and their recommenders.
2016-2017 OSU Fisher MBA Recommendation Questions
The recommendation begins with a section for the recommender’s contact information.
What is your relationship with the applicant?
I have known this applicant for approximately ___Years ____Months
Do you know the applicant well enough to give him/her a recommendation? (If you checked NO, you do not need to complete the rest of this form)
Compare the applicant with a representative group of people with similar experience and training in the same field. How do you rate the applicant on educational and/or professional ability? (Check one.)
- Below average (lower 50%)
- Average (upper 50%)
- Good (upper 25%)
- Very good (highest 10%)
- Outstanding (highest 5%)
I would make the following recommendation for the applicant’s admission to the program and degree listed on the first page of this form:
- Do not recommend
- Recommend with reservations
- Strongly recommend
Some individuals do not perform to their potential. Is the applicant’s scholastic record, as you know it, an accurate index of his/her ability? (If you checked NO, please explain why in your recommendation letter.)
- Don’t Know
Describe the applicant’s qualifications for graduate study. Please include additional information in your letter of recommendation to explain your ratings from the chart below and offer a candid assessment that will help us make a decision that is good for both the applicant and the Fisher College of Business. (Upload recommendation letter)
Please rate the applicant on the following characteristics by selecting the appropriate choice.
- Intellectual ability
- Leadership potential
- Personal Integrity
- Time Management
- Working effectively with others
- Oral English Communication Skills
- Written English Communication Skills
- Overall Rating
What do you consider to be the applicant’s weaknesses? (100 characters)
Fields include preferred direct contact number, email and printed name.