2016 Student Virginia College Application Week Survey STUDENT SURVEY Virginia College Application Week is part of Virginia's Three Steps to College: 1-2-3 Go! campaign designed to assist students and their families in 1) Preparing, 2) Applying and 3) Paying for college. You just took Step 2! Please take the time to tell us about your experience. Answer all questions (12) honestly and to the best of your ability. Your responses will be stored securely, remain confidential, and will help improve future student college preparation events and resources in Virginia. * 1. Student Name (only used to track survey completion) First and Last Name * 2. Please select your high school: An Achievable Dream Middle & High Armstrong High School Bassett High School Booker T. Washington High School Brunswick High School Buckingham County High School Carver Academy Central High School (Victoria) Colonial Beach High School Council High School Dan River High School Denbigh High School Eastern Montgomery High School Essex High School Franklin High School Franklin Military Academy Freedom High School Galax High School Galileo Magnet High School Gar-Field Senior High School George Washington High School George Wythe High School Granby High School Greensville County High School Gretna High School Hampton High School Harrisonburg High School Henrico High School Heritage High School (Lynchburg) Heritage High School (Newport News) Hermitage High School Highland High School Highland Springs High School Hopewell High School Huguenot High School I.C. Norcom High School John Marshall High School King and Queen Central High School Lake Taylor High School Lancaster High School Magna Vista High School Martinsville High School Montgomery Central Mount Vernon High School Northampton High School Northwood High School Norview High School Nottoway High School Open High School Petersburg High School Phoebus High School Prince Edward County High School Richmond Community High School Robert E. Lee High School Sussex Central High School Tazewell High School Thomas Jefferson High School Twin Valley High School Varina High School Virgina High School Warwick High School Washington and Lee High School William Campbell High School Woodrow Wilson High School * 3. What is the highest level of education obtained by your mother, father or guardian? For example, if your mother has an Associate's degree and your father is a high school graduate, choose "Associate's degree (2-year college degree)." Did not finish high school High school graduate GED Some college, no degree Certificate/License Associate's degree (2-year college degree) Bachelor's degree (4-year college degree) Master's degree Ph.D. or advanced professional degree Don't know * 4. Did Virginia College Application Week help you to: (select all that apply) Consider applying to college for the first time? Carve out time to start/complete application(s) Begin and/or submit one or more applications? Get help completing an college/university application? Meet with a college representative? Learn more about the different kinds of schools and programs offered in Virginia? Pay for college application fees? Receive acceptance to a college/university through on-site admissions? Get help with completing the college essay/personal statement? Please provide a comment about any of these services or other support received during the Week. * 5. College Application Fee Waivers: Yes No N/A Did you use one or more college application fee waivers? Did you use one or more college application fee waivers? Yes Did you use one or more college application fee waivers? No Did you use one or more college application fee waivers? N/A Did you know about fee waivers before College Application Week? Did you know about fee waivers before College Application Week? Yes Did you know about fee waivers before College Application Week? No Did you know about fee waivers before College Application Week? N/A If you were eligible to receive fee waivers, did you apply to more colleges because they were available? If you were eligible to receive fee waivers, did you apply to more colleges because they were available? Yes If you were eligible to receive fee waivers, did you apply to more colleges because they were available? No If you were eligible to receive fee waivers, did you apply to more colleges because they were available? N/A * 6. How many applications did you submit during Virginia College Application Week (November 14 - 18, 2016)? None Started one but didn't finish it One Two Three Four Five Six or More * 7. What type of school(s) did you apply to (include applications that you still have to complete)? Select all that apply: Did not start an application 2-year college/community college in Virginia 4-year college/university in Virginia (public) 4-year college/university in Virginia (private non-profit) Private, for-profit school College/university outside of Virginia * 8. Please list up to five schools that you applied to (list your first choice first). Please provide the full name of the school(s) to the best of your knowledge. If you did not submit any applications, please type "N/A" in the first box. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. * 9. Do you plan to submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)? Yes No Already did it! Don't know what the FAFSA is * 10. Was Virginia College Application Week helpful in actively planning for your life after high school? Very much, I would not have applied now without it Somewhat Not much Not at all, didn't need it Very much, I would not have applied now without it Somewhat Not much Not at all, didn't need it * 11. If you were to "chat" about your Virginia College Application Week experience, what would your message say? * 12. Suggest hashtags for Virginia College Application Week 2016 and your experience. # # # We want the world to see Virginia students applying to college at participating high schools across the state! Please use social media to share where you applied, how you felt after hitting the submit button on your application, to shout out your high school or those who helped you, etc.. Use Twitter, tag @SCHEVnews and we will share! Use #123Go, #IappliedVA, #WhyApply hashtags Search for #123Go and share and re-share other school 1-2-3 Go!-related events. If you share, others will share in return. Thank you for your participation in Virginia College Application Week 2016! We wish you the very best! Submit!