2016-17 Senior Exit Survey


* Student Name:

Seniors:  As a GEAR UP senior about to graduate, your insight will provide us with valuable information concerning your postsecondary plans and will allow us to provide you with the support and guidance you may need.    Your responses will remain confidential and will only be used by the GEAR UP office to better assist you.

We are required to follow up with all GEAR UP graduates after graduation, so please include the best contact information you can to make this process as easy as possible. A valid email address is especially important as it will help to reduce the number of phone calls made to all graduates.

Thank you in advance for completing the following exit survey.  Accuracy is extremely important and we encourage you to read each questions completely before responding.

* 1.  When did you start thinking about college as a possibility after high school?

* 2.  Which of the following things have you done to plan for life after high school? (Check all that apply.)

* 3.  If you plan on furthering your education, what field of study are you most likely to select in college or trade school? (Check all that apply)

* 4.  What do you plan to do following graduation?

* Please Specify

* 5.  Did you complete the FAFSA or TASFA?

  Yes No

* 6.  If you did not submit a financial aid application, why not? (Select one that applies the most)

* 7.  If you plan to go to college, which of the following may be a challenge you will face? (Mark all that apply)

* 8.  Please indicate areas in which you would have liked more assistance. (Mark all that apply)

* 9.  Please answer the following questions on preparation for your college/career:

  Not Well Somewhat Well Very Well
Did you feel adequately prepared to plan your high school course selections.
Do you feel prepared to meet your college and career goals?
Did you feel adequately prepared for the college/technical /vocational school application process?
How well informed are/were you about obtaining financial aid for education after high school (whether or not you plan to go to college?)

* 10.  If you are NOT planning to pursue further education at this time, what is the primary reason?

* 11. Having participated in GEAR UP activities and classes, I feel school prepared me to use technology to improve my information-gathering skills, such as doing school-related or personal research such:

* To help us provide you with ongoing assistance during your first year in college, please provide us with your email address and phone number.  Your contact information is required in order to continue as a GEAR UP participant as you continue onto post-secondary education.

* What is the ONE thing that you especially want the GEAR UP administration of Region One ESC to know?