In your recommendation letter, please indicate:
- How well you know the applicant
- If the applicant has the intellectual capability, experimental ability, fundamental training, creativity, and motivation to be successful as a student at XX
- Whether you would encourage this applicant to do doctoral research under your supervision
- If English is not the native language, how well does the applicant read, write, and converse in English?
- How this applicant compares to any previous students that you know of who have come to XX for their graduate work