You do not need to be formal or use a lot of words, although we generally looking for substantive answers to our questions. Although the text boxes default to a small size, there is no word limit, and we encourage you to be complete in your answers.
- Math knowledge and background- Creative problem solving skills- Ability to bond and empathize with students- Role model pathway: has achieved while overcoming some of the same obstacles as our students- Reliable at logistics, organizing events, running systems- Experience working with this age group
When selecting references, please consider:
The best references will be able to speak to a combination of your work habits, your knowledge of math, and your interactions with children. Try to select references who can provide this type of information.
Family members and significant others cannot serve as references.
In general, friends cannot serve as references, unless they have also been your supervisor, employee, group leader, TA, or similar.