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To Faculty Respondent:
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The applicant is applying for the: ______ MASS Program ______ REU Program
The MASS program is a semester-long program that runs during the fall semester for undergraduate students seriously interested in pursuing career in mathematical sciences. It is designed to create a highly charged interactive environment among a ``critical mass'' of talented and motivated undergraduates and a committed group of strong research faculty and top graduate students. Its main goal is to contribute to the future health of the US mathematics research community. The REU program is a 7-week program that runs during the summer.
Your candid assessment of the applicant's mathematical ability and potential would be highly appreciated. The Selection Committee is interested in the following:
1) The applicant's extra-curricular mathematics work of which you are
2) The applicant's persistence in tackling challenging problems;
3) When and in what capacity you have worked with the Applicant.
Please attach your assessment to this form.
Please mail the Reference Form and the attached letter to:
Selection Committee, MASS
Department of Mathematics
The Pennsylvania State University
111 McAllister Building
University Park, PA 16802-6401