KOÇ UNIVERSITY RECOMMENDATION FORM FOR APPLICANTS TO GRADUATE

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					                                                   KOÇ UNIVERSITY

      RECOMMENDATION FORM FOR APPLICANTS TO GRADUATE PROGRAMS

APPLICANT: In order for your application to be processed, you must provide the information requested below before giving it to the
person who is writing your recommendation. If the recommendation will be submitted on a separate sheet, please attach this separate
sheet to this form.
PART A
To be Completed by the Applicant

Name / Surname:              __________________________________________

Date of Birth:               _____/________/________

Applying for admission to the Department of _____________________________________________


PART B
To be completed by the Recommender


Name / Surname:              __________________________________________

Title or Position:           __________________________________________

Address:                     __________________________________________

Tel: _____________________ Fax: ________________________ e-mail:_________________________



The person whose name is indicated in Part A is applying for admission to a graduate program at Koc
University. The Admissions Committee would appreciate your assessment of this applicant past academic
career and potential as a graduate student. Please complete this form and return it to:

Graduate School of Social Sciences and Humanities
Graduate School Office – Zeynep Cengiz
KOÇ Üniversitesi – (room: CAS 279)
Rumeli Feneri Yolu
34450 Sarıyer, Istanbul

The Admissions Committee realizes that considerable time and effort may be involved in preparing this
evaluation. We thank you in advance for your efforts to help us assess the qualifications of this applicant.




_________________________________________                                    ____________________

Recommender’s signature                                                      Date
     SUMMARY EVALUATION: Applicant’s promise as a graduate student, in comparison with others at a similar
     stage and experience.
     Please identify the group of students used as a reference point in your evaluation.


                            BELOW                     ABOVE                                       TRULY
                                        AVERAGE                   VERY GOOD    OUTSTANDING                     Inadequate
                           AVERAGE                   AVERAGE                                   EXCEPTIONAL
                                                                                                              Opportunity to
                                                       Next          Next          Next            Top           Observe
                           Lower 50%   Middle 30%
                                                       10%           5%            4%              1%

   Research aptitude


  Intellectual potential

  Ability to work with
          others
     Creativity and
      imagination

        Maturity


    Self-confidence

Communications skills:
       Oral
 Communication skills:
      Written
   Ability to analyze a
problem and formulate a
          solution
Motivation for proposed
  program of study

 Potential as a teacher

  Potential for career
     advancement




          STATEMENTS
          1- How well do you know the applicant? How long have you known the applicant and in what capacity?



          2- Give your opinion of the applicant’s qualifications to do graduate work in his/her field.



          3- Please describe the particular strengths and weakness of this student. Also describe any special talents
          or experience.



          4- If you have worked with this student on special projects, please describe the student’s role in the
          projects and give an evaluation of the student’s performance. Your comments on any favorable or
          unfavorable aspects of the individual’s research potential are highly welcome.



          Please attach a separate letter if you would like to provide further information about the applicant.


          Please seal and sign the envelope