Student Reference Form

Your Name:

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Student's Name:

What is your relation to this person?

How long have you known this person?

Please rate the following personality characteristics concerning this person:

Most students applying for an SDO position would most likely be judged "good" in the categories. Please use "poor" rating to indicate a problem area and the "excellent" rating to indicate a person who stands out in a category.

  1. Judgment: (common sense, decisive accepts suggestions, considers alternative solutions.
    No opportunity to observe
    Poor
    Good
    Excellent
  2. Listening Skills: grasps subtle meanings well.
    No opportunity to observe
    Poor
    Good
    Excellent
  3. Oral Expressions: clarity, articulates position well.
    No opportunity to observe
    Poor
    Good
    Excellent
  4. Initiative: self-starter, independent, needs little to no supervision.
    No opportunity to observe
    Poor
    Good
  5. Performance Under Pressure: prioritizes responsibilities; has ability to attend to multiple responsibilities.
    No opportunity to observe
    Poor
    Good
    Excellent
  6. Demeanor: warm, positive, responds to others needs.
    No opportunity to observe
    Poor
    Good
    Excellent
  7. Study/Work Habits: well-organized, uses time effectively, always prepared.
    No opportunity to observe
    Poor
    Good
    Excellent
  8. Industry: perseverance, endurance, hard worker.
    No opportunity to observe
    Poor
    Good
    Excellent
  9. Dependability: reliable, can count on him/her to follow through.
    No opportunity to observe
    Poor
    Good
    Excellent
  10. Leadership: gains respect by example, others look to him/her for direction.
    No opportunity to observe
    Poor
    Good
    Excellent
  11. Integrity: practices high principles without invoking antagonism, consistent moral standards.
    No opportunity to observe
    Poor
    Good
    Excellent
  12. Hospitable: warm, welcomes others well, good first impression .
    No opportunity to observe
    Poor
    Good
    Excellent
  13. Openness: shares feelings, seeks and accepts advice.
    No opportunity to observe
    Poor
    Good
    Excellent
  14. Positive Personality: brings a positive attitude and energy to people and projects.
    No opportunity to observe
    Poor
    Good
    Excellent
  15. Integration of faith and life: seeks to understand how faith shapes life, wrestles with "big" issues, asks good questions.
    No opportunity to observe
    Poor
    Good
    Excellent

  16. Does this person's lifestyle reflect a Christian commitment?

  17. Do you recommend this person as someone who is capable of handling a semi-professional position and representing the goals and values of Calvin College?



    Additional Comments on Question 17.


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