Master Online Reference

Master Online Reference

To Be Completed By The Reference:

If you have been selected to provide a reference for a master's program applicant, please complete our online reference form below or download a .pdf version and send it to: Sioux Falls Seminary, 2100 S. Summit Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD 57105. All reference forms completed online are subject to verification by the Admissions Office and Registrar.

* Name of Applicant
* Name of person giving reference
* Person giving reference is:
professor
pastor
employer
personal reference

* Please indicate the nature of your association or contacts with the applicant, including frequency and duration of contacts, which serve as the basis for your impressions of him or her as a prospective student.

Check all that apply:
Responsiveness to others
 Reasonably responsive  Shows exceptional insight and consideration
 Understanding and thoughtful  Slow to sense how others feel
Comments:
Initiative / Perspective
 Resourceful and effective  Does only what is assigned
 Superior creative ability  Meets average expectations
Comments
Teachability
 Rigid, argumentative  Open-minded
 Highly opinionated  Eager to receive instruction
Comments
Leadership
 Has some leadership promise  Has exceptional ability to lead
 Has good leadership ability  Makes no effort to lead
Comments
Teamwork
 Usually cooperative  Frequently causes friction
 Most effective in teamwork  Prefers to work alone
Comments
Financial Responsibility
 Shows mature responsibility  Expects others to meet needs
 Talks frequently of debt or financial worries  Careless, extravagant
Comments
Personality Traits (Check those that apply)
 Relational
 Cautious
 Good-natured
 Honest
 Aloof
 Warm
 Reserved
 Shy
 Outgoing
 Domineering
 Friendly
 Antisocial
 Optimistic
 Pessimistic
 Empathetic


Integrity / Spiritual Maturity - Does the person:
* Appraise strengths and weaknesses objectively and accurately? Yes No
Not Observed
* Represent himself or herself honestly? Yes No
Not Observed
* Pursue goals ethically and conscientiously? Yes No
Not Observed
* Demonstrate appropriate spiritual maturity? Yes No
Not Observed
* Involve himself or herself in the life of the church? Yes No
Not Observed


Moral Character - To your knowledge has this person:
* Ever been charged with or convicted of a crime? Yes No
Not Observed
* Ever been engaged in or been the subject of a charge of unethical or immoral conduct or behavior? Yes No
Not Observed
* Ever engaged in or been the subject of a charge of sexual misconduct? Yes No
Not Observed


Please Provide all relevant information explaining your answer if you answered "yes" to any part of the Moral Character section


Does this person have any complicating factors in his or her life that might hinder the applicant's success as a student or as a Christian professional?


* Do you see this person as someone you would like to have as your pastor, church staff member, therapist, or colleague?
 Yes  No  Unsure
Comments


* I recommend this applicant for admission to Sioux Falls Seminary.
 Highly recommend
 Recommend
 Recommend with reservations
 Do Not Recommend
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