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OSU Fisher Recommendation Questions 2016-2017

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. 

Applicant Relationship
What is your relationship with the applicant?

  • Teacher/Professor
  • Employer/Supervisor
  • Coworker/Colleague
  • Other

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)

  • Yes
  • No

Summary Evaluation
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
  • Recommend
  • 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
  • Yes
  • No

Recommendation Letter
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
  • Maturity
  • Motivation/Drive
  • Personal Integrity
  • Time Management
  • Working effectively with others
  • Oral English Communication Skills
  • Written English Communication Skills
  • Overall Rating

Rating options:

  • Exceptional
  • Good
  • Average
  • Poor
  • Unknown

What do you consider to be the applicant’s weaknesses? (100 characters)

Fields include preferred direct contact number, email and printed name.

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Schools: Ohio State / Fisher

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