Exit Student Survey: 2019 Virginia College Application Week 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 to Go! to college. You just took Step 2! Please take the time to tell us about your experience. Your individual responses will remain confidential. Thank you. Question Title * 1. Student Name (only used to track survey submission) First Name Last Name Question Title * 2. Please select your high school: Achievable Dream High School (Newport News) Amelia County High School Annandale High School Appomattox County High School Arcadia High School Armstrong High School Bassett High School Bethel High School Bluestone High School Booker T. Washington High School Brunswick High School Buckingham County High School Caroline High School Carver College and Career Academy Central High School (Wise) Central High School (Lunenburg) Charles City High School Charlottesville High School Chatham High School Churchland Hugh School Covington High School Culpeper County High School Cumberland High School Dan River High School Denbigh High School Dinwiddie High School E. C. Glass High School Eastern Montgomery High School Eastern View High School Eastside High School Franklin High School Fluvanna County High School 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 Grayson County High School Green Run 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) Highland High School Highland Springs High School Hopewell High School Huguenot High School Hylton High School I.C. Norcom High School James Monroe High School John Handley High School John I. Burton High School John Marshall High School Justice High School King & Queen Central High School Kings Fork High School Lake Taylor High School Lakeland High School Lancaster High School Lee High School Liberty High School Louisa County High School Magna Vista High School Martinsville High School Menchville High School Mount Vernon High School Nandua High School Nelson County High School Northampton High School Northumberland High School Norview High School Nottoway High School Orange County High School Park View High School (Loudon) Park View High School (Mecklenburg) Patrick County High School Patrick Henry High School (Roanoke) Petersburg High School Phoebus High School Randolph Henry High School Rappahannock County High School (Rappahannock County) Rappahannock High School (Richmond County) Richmond Community High School Staunton Senior High School Stonewall Jackson High School Sussex Central High School T. C. Williams High School Tazewell High School Thomas Jefferson High School Tunstall High School Varina High School Virginia High School Warwick High School Washington and Lee High School William Campbell Combined School William Fleming High School William Monroe High School Woodrow Wilson High School Woodside High School Question Title * 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 Question Title * 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. Question Title * 5. College Application Fee Waivers: Yes No N/A Did you use one or more college application fee waivers? Select N/A if you were not eligible for a waiver. Did you use one or more college application fee waivers? Select N/A if you were not eligible for a waiver. Yes Did you use one or more college application fee waivers? Select N/A if you were not eligible for a waiver. No Did you use one or more college application fee waivers? Select N/A if you were not eligible for a waiver. N/A Did you know about fee waivers before College Application Week? Select N/A if you are not familiar with fee waivers. Did you know about fee waivers before College Application Week? Select N/A if you are not familiar with fee waivers. Yes Did you know about fee waivers before College Application Week? Select N/A if you are not familiar with fee waivers. No Did you know about fee waivers before College Application Week? Select N/A if you are not familiar with fee waivers. N/A Did you apply to more colleges because fee waivers were available? Select N/A if you were not eligible or did not use a waiver. Did you apply to more colleges because fee waivers were available? Select N/A if you were not eligible or did not use a waiver. Yes Did you apply to more colleges because fee waivers were available? Select N/A if you were not eligible or did not use a waiver. No Did you apply to more colleges because fee waivers were available? Select N/A if you were not eligible or did not use a waiver. N/A Question Title * 6. How many applications did you submit during Virginia College Application Week (November 18 - 22, 2019)? None Started one but didn't finish it One Two Three Four Five Six or More Question Title * 7. What type of school(s) did you choose to 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 Career/Technical school in Virginia Out-of-State college/university Other (please specify) Question Title * 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. Question Title * 9. When choosing colleges to apply to, what criteria was the most important? Cost Closeness to home Geographic setting (i.e. urban, rural, out-of-state, specific location) Where family or friends have gone or plan to go Program or major offered Scholarship or financial aid offerings Athletic offerings School reputation Recommendation from family, friend and/or advisor Campus appearance/feel (based on visit) Attention/Correspondence from the institution Size of the institution Other (please specify) Question Title * 10. Do you plan to submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)? Already did it! Yes No Don't know what the FAFSA is Question Title * 11. 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 Question Title * 12. Should your school continue to host Virginia College Application Week for future classes? Yes! No. Question Title * 13. Please note any suggestions for improving Virginia College Application Week. How can we make it better? Question Title * 14. If you were to "post" about your experience during Virginia College Application Week. What would your hashtag and/or caption/message say? (140 characters or less) We want the world to see Virginia students applying to college! Use Twitter, tag @SCHEVnews and we will share your good news! Remember to tag your high school and colleges too. Add a frame to your FaceBook profile picture that says "I Applied". Just search for American College Application Campaign. Use #123Go, #IappliedVA, #IApplied hashtags. Thank you for your participation in Virginia College Application Week 2019! We wish you a bright future! Submit!