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					                                                                                                   Class rank
                                                                                     First Year
                                                                                      All Other
                                                                           MPS        Colleges

Academic Activities                                                   n          %    n      %
Asked questions in class or contributed to class         Total        30             999
discussions                                              Never              0.0%           6.1%
                                                         Sometimes          31.7%          44.4%
                                                         Often              47.2%          33.3%
                                                         Very often         21.1%          16.2%
Made a class presentation                                Total        30             999
                                                         Never              39.5%          28.8%
                                                         Sometimes          40.3%          56.9%
                                                         Often              20.2%          11.3%
                                                         Very often         0.0%           3.0%
Come to class without completing readings or             Total        30             999
assignments                                              Never              20.2%          16.8%
                                                         Sometimes          59.6%          58.7%
                                                         Often              16.3%          18.5%
                                                         Very often         3.9%           6.0%
Discussed ideas from your readings or classes with       Total        30             996
others outside of class (students, family members, co-   Never              5.8%           10.0%
workers, etc.)                                           Sometimes          32.7%          36.1%
                                                         Often              38.5%          32.4%
                                                         Very often         23.1%          21.5%
Worked with other students on projects DURING            Total        30             999
CLASS                                                    Never              7.7%           12.4%
                                                         Sometimes          38.5%          41.3%
                                                         Often              50.9%          33.8%
                                                         Very often         2.9%           12.5%
Worked with classmates OUTSIDE OF CLASS to               Total        30             999
prepare class assignments                                Never              14.4%          14.8%
                                                         Sometimes          41.4%          47.4%
                                                         Often              32.7%          25.9%
                                                         Very often         11.5%          11.9%
Tutored or taught other students (paid or voluntary)     Total        30             998
                                                         Never              28.9%          46.9%
                                                         Sometimes          54.8%          36.2%
                                                         Often              12.5%          12.8%
                                                         Very often         3.9%           4.1%
Participated in a community-based project (e.g.,         Total        30             997
service learning) as part of a regular course            Never              71.2%          70.0%
                                                         Sometimes          25.9%          18.7%
                                                         Often              0.0%           7.0%
                                                         Very often         2.9%           4.2%

                                                                                                   Class rank
                                                                                     First Year
                                                                                      All Other
                                                                           MPS        Colleges

Use of IT                                                             n          %    n      %
Used an electronic medium (listserv, chat group,        Total        30             997
Internet, instant messaging, etc.) to discuss or        Never              17.3%          14.7%
complete an assignment                                  Sometimes          28.9%          33.6%
                                                        Often              25.0%          25.8%
                                                        Very often         28.8%          26.0%
Used e-mail to communicate with an instructor           Total        30             997
                                                        Never              3.9%           2.6%
                                                        Sometimes          27.9%          26.6%
                                                        Often              32.7%          37.8%
                                                        Very often         35.6%          33.0%

                                                                                                  Class rank
                                                                                    First Year
                                                                                     All Other
                                                                          MPS        Colleges

Experiences with Diversity                                           n          %    n      %
Included diverse perspectives (different races,         Total        30             998
religions, genders, political beliefs, etc.) in class   Never              13.5%          11.9%
discussions or writing assignments                      Sometimes          31.7%          38.2%
                                                        Often              38.5%          31.2%
                                                        Very often         16.3%          18.7%
Had serious conversations with students of a different Total         30             992
race or ethnicity than your own                         Never              6.7%           10.8%
                                                        Sometimes          23.1%          30.9%
                                                        Often              25.0%          26.3%
                                                        Very often         45.2%          32.0%
Had serious conversations with students who are very Total           30             992
different from you in terms of their religious beliefs, Never              0.0%           9.3%
political opinions, or personal values                  Sometimes          24.1%          26.8%
                                                        Often              25.0%          31.5%
                                                        Very often         51.0%          32.4%

                                                                                                  Class rank
                                                                                    First Year
                                                                                     All Other
                                                                          MPS        Colleges

Interactions with Faculty                                            n          %    n      %
Discussed grades or assignments with an instructor      Total        30             997
                                                        Never              10.6%          10.9%
                                                        Sometimes          51.0%          46.7%
                                                        Often              12.5%          28.8%
                                                        Very often         25.9%          13.6%
Talked about career plans with a faculty member or      Total        30             997
advisor                                                 Never              18.3%          20.5%
                                                        Sometimes          55.8%          50.1%
                                                        Often              12.5%          21.5%
                                                        Very often         13.5%          7.9%
Discussed ideas from your readings or classes with      Total        30             994
faculty members outside of class                        Never              32.7%          52.4%
                                                        Sometimes          45.2%          34.4%
                                                        Often              12.5%          9.9%
Discussed ideas from your readings or classes with
faculty members outside of class



                                                        Very often           9.6%          3.3%
Received prompt feedback from faculty on your           Total         30             996
academic performance (written or oral)                  Never               20.2%          12.3%
                                                        Sometimes           19.2%          41.6%
                                                        Often               48.1%          35.0%
                                                        Very often          12.5%          11.1%
Worked harder than you thought you could to meet an     Total         30             996
instructor's standards or expectations                  Never               30.8%          13.1%
                                                        Sometimes           35.6%          38.8%
                                                        Often               26.9%          35.1%
                                                        Very often          6.7%           13.1%
Worked with faculty members on activities other than    Total         30             996
coursework (committees, orientation, student life       Never               68.3%          71.2%
activities, etc.)                                       Sometimes           22.1%          18.4%
                                                        Often               9.6%           7.9%
                                                        Very often          0.0%           2.5%

                                                                                                   Class rank
                                                                                     First Year
                                                                                      All Other
                                                                           MPS        Colleges

Critical Thinking Skills                                              n          %    n      %
Put together ideas or concepts from different courses Total           30             997
when completing assignments or during class           Never                 5.8%           13.8%
discussions                                           Sometimes             52.0%          45.2%
                                                      Often                 32.7%          32.8%
                                                      Very often            9.6%           8.2%
Coursework emphasized: MEMORIZING facts, ideas        Total           30             996
or methods from your courses and readings so you can Very little            2.9%           4.9%
repeat them in pretty much the same form              Some                  25.0%          23.0%
                                                      Quite a bit           51.9%          38.5%
                                                      Very much             20.2%          33.6%
Coursework emphasized: ANALYZING the basic            Total           30             996
elements of an idea, experience, or theory, such as   Very little            0.0%          1.4%
examining a particular case or situation in depth and
considering its components                            Some                  20.2%          16.1%
                                                      Quite a bit           35.6%          43.9%
                                                        Very much           44.2%          38.6%
Coursework emphasized: SYNTHESIZING and                 Total         30             994
organizing ideas, information, or experiences into new, Very little         2.9%           5.2%
more complex interpretations and relationships          Some                36.5%          32.0%
                                                        Quite a bit         39.4%          38.6%
                                                        Very much           21.2%          24.2%
Coursework emphasized: MAKING JUDGMENTS                 Total         30             996
about the value of information, arguments, or methods,
                                                        Very little          5.8%          7.0%
such as examining how others gathered and
interpreted data and assessing the soundness of their Some                  22.2%          32.8%
conclusions
                                                        Quite a bit         48.0%          39.1%
                                                        Very much           24.1%          21.0%
Coursework emphasized: APPLYING theories or             Total         30             996
concepts to practical problems or in new situations     Very little          2.9%          3.4%
Coursework emphasized: APPLYING theories or
concepts to practical problems or in new situations
                                                         Some                      14.4%          17.5%
                                                         Quite a bit               30.8%          37.9%
                                                         Very much                 51.9%          41.2%

                                                                                                          Class rank
                                                                                            First Year
                                                                                             All Other
                                                                                  MPS        Colleges

Challenging Exams                                                            n          %    n      %
Mark the box that best represents the extent to which    Total               30             952
your examinations during the current school year         Very little               3.9%           0.5%
challenged you to do your best work.                     2                         0.0%           0.6%
                                                         3                         2.9%           3.0%
                                                         4                         2.9%           8.5%
                                                         5                         27.9%          27.2%
                                                         6                         25.9%          40.3%
                                                         Very much                 36.5%          19.9%

                                                                                                          Class rank
                                                                                            First Year
                                                                                             All Other
                                                                                  MPS        Colleges

Reading and Writing Assignments                                              n          %    n      %
Prepared two or more drafts of a paper or assignment     Total               30             999
before turning it in                                     Never                     22.1%          22.5%
                                                         Sometimes                 20.2%          31.7%
                                                         Often                     47.1%          29.6%
                                                         Very often                10.6%          16.2%
Worked on a paper or project that required integrating   Total               30             999
ideas or information from various sources                Never                     6.7%           6.1%
                                                         Sometimes                 31.8%          29.9%
                                                         Often                     41.3%          43.4%
                                                         Very often                20.2%          20.7%
Number of assigned textbooks, books, or book-length      Total               30             968
packs of course readings                                 None                      0.0%           1.2%
                                                         Between 1 and 4           24.1%          17.8%
                                                         Between 5 and 10          48.0%          47.2%
                                                         Between 11 and 20         24.1%          22.3%
                                                         More than 20              3.9%           11.6%
Number of books read on your own (not assigned) for      Total               30             968
personal enjoyment or academic enrichment                None                      37.5%          33.9%
                                                         Between 1 and 4           53.9%          50.8%
                                                         Between 5 and 10          8.6%           10.5%
                                                         Between 11 and 20         0.0%           2.5%
                                                         More than 20              0.0%           2.3%
Number of written papers or reports of 20 PAGES OR       Total               30             968
MORE                                                     None                      93.3%          86.2%
                                                         Between 1 and 4           6.7%           10.0%
                                                         Between 5 and 10          0.0%           2.2%
                                                         Between 11 and 20         0.0%           0.9%
                                                         More than 20              0.0%           0.6%
Number of written papers or reports BETWEEN 5 AND Total                  30             968
19 PAGES                                          None                         24.1%          18.0%
                                                  Between 1 and 4              53.9%          54.3%
                                                  Between 5 and 10             16.3%          20.7%
                                                  Between 11 and 20            2.9%           5.5%
                                                  More than 20                 2.9%           1.5%
Number of written papers or reports of FEWER THAN Total                  30             968
5 PAGES                                           None                         2.9%           4.0%
                                                  Between 1 and 4              44.2%          41.3%
                                                  Between 5 and 10             28.8%          30.9%
                                                  Between 11 and 20            17.3%          15.2%
                                                  More than 20                 6.7%           8.6%

                                                                                                      Class rank
                                                                                        First Year
                                                                                         All Other
                                                                              MPS        Colleges


Read and Writing Cont'd                                                  n          %    n      %
Number of problem sets that take you MORE than an          Total         30             966
hour to complete                                           None                9.6%           11.5%
                                                           1-2                 43.3%          37.4%
                                                           3-4                 25.9%          34.1%
                                                           5-6                 13.5%          7.8%
                                                           More than 6         7.7%           9.1%
Number of problem sets that take you LESS than an          Total         30             966
hour to complete                                           None                13.5%          13.8%
                                                           1-2                 42.3%          40.4%
                                                           3-4                 22.1%          22.7%
                                                           5-6                 3.9%           12.1%
                                                           More than 6         18.3%          11.1%

                                                                                                      Class rank
                                                                                        First Year
                                                                                         All Other
                                                                              MPS        Colleges

Extra-curricular Activities                                              n          %    n      %
Attended an art exhibit, gallery, play, dance, or other    Total         30             966
theater performance                                        Never               29.8%          31.3%
                                                           Sometimes           52.9%          49.8%
                                                           Often               13.5%          12.3%
                                                           Very often          3.9%           6.7%
Exercised or participated in physical fitness activities   Total         30             966
                                                           Never               10.6%          12.5%
                                                           Sometimes           39.4%          29.4%
                                                           Often               37.5%          24.4%
                                                           Very often          12.5%          33.7%
Participated in activities to enhance your spirituality    Total         30             966
(worship, meditation, prayer, etc.)                        Never               59.6%          50.3%
                                                           Sometimes           26.9%          25.8%
                                                           Often               6.7%           12.1%
Participated in activities to enhance your spirituality
(worship, meditation, prayer, etc.)



                                                          Very often                 6.7%          11.9%

                                                                                                           Class rank
                                                                                             First Year
                                                                                              All Other
                                                                                   MPS        Colleges

Enriching Educational Experiences                                             n          %    n      %
Practicum, internship, field experience, co-op            Total               30             968
experience, or clinical assignment                        Have not decided          14.4%          10.2%
                                                          Do not plan to do         9.6%           2.0%
                                                          Plan to do                75.9%          84.3%
                                                          Done                      0.0%           3.5%
Community service or volunteer work                       Total               30             968
                                                          Have not decided          10.6%          15.6%
                                                          Do not plan to do         15.4%          5.2%
                                                          Plan to do                34.6%          46.0%
                                                          Done                      39.4%          33.2%
Participate in a learning community or some other         Total               30             968
formal program where groups of students take two or       Have not decided          39.4%          38.0%
more classes together                                     Do not plan to do         28.8%          26.3%
                                                          Plan to do                18.3%          22.8%
                                                          Done                      13.5%          12.9%
Work on a research project with a faculty member          Total               30             968
outside of course or program requirements                 Have not decided          33.7%          44.2%
                                                          Do not plan to do         19.2%          20.1%
                                                          Plan to do                47.1%          34.3%
                                                          Done                      0.0%           1.5%
Foreign language coursework                               Total               30             968
                                                          Have not decided          6.7%           15.5%
                                                          Do not plan to do         11.5%          29.1%
                                                          Plan to do                36.5%          30.2%
                                                          Done                      45.2%          25.2%
Study abroad                                              Total               30             968
                                                          Have not decided          30.8%          30.5%
                                                          Do not plan to do         46.1%          30.5%
                                                          Plan to do                20.2%          35.8%
                                                          Done                      2.9%           3.2%
Independent study or self-designed major                  Total               30             968
                                                          Have not decided          33.7%          31.0%
                                                          Do not plan to do         46.1%          57.4%
                                                          Plan to do                20.2%          10.4%
                                                          Done                      0.0%           1.1%
Culminating senior experience (comprehensive exam,        Total               30             968
capstone course, thesis, project, etc.)                   Have not decided          37.5%          47.6%
                                                          Do not plan to do         25.0%          14.7%
                                                          Plan to do                37.5%          37.0%
                                                          Done                      0.0%           0.7%

                                                                                                           Class rank
                                                                                             First Year
                                                                                              All Other
                                                                                   MPS        Colleges
Quality of Relationships                                                             n          %    n      %
Quality: Your relationships with other students        Total                         30             968
                                                       Unfriendly, Unsupportive,
                                                                                            0.0%          0.9%
                                                       Sense of Alienation
                                                       2                                   0.0%           2.0%
                                                       3                                   3.9%           3.3%
                                                       4                                   10.6%          7.8%
                                                       5                                   12.5%          22.2%
                                                       6                                   39.4%          34.8%
                                                       Friendly, Supportive, Sense
                                                                                           33.7%          28.9%
                                                       of Belonging
Quality: Your relationships with faculty members       Total                         30             967
                                                       Unavailable, Unhelpful,
                                                                                            0.0%          1.3%
                                                       Unsympathetic
                                                       2                                   0.0%           1.8%
                                                       3                                   7.7%           6.0%
                                                       4                                   12.5%          12.8%
                                                       5                                   41.4%          36.6%
                                                       6                                   28.8%          28.9%
                                                       Available, Helpful,
                                                                                            9.6%          12.6%
                                                       Sympathetic
Quality: Your relationships with administrative        Total                         30             968
personnel and offices                                  Unhelpful, Inconsiderate,
                                                                                            0.0%          1.9%
                                                       Rigid
                                                       2                                   6.7%           4.0%
                                                       3                                   6.7%           6.2%
                                                       4                                   28.9%          18.9%
                                                       5                                   37.4%          27.1%
                                                       6                                   7.7%           28.5%
                                                       Helpful, Considerate,
                                                                                           12.5%          13.4%
                                                       Flexible

                                                                                                                  Class rank
                                                                                                    First Year
                                                                                                     All Other
                                                                                          MPS        Colleges

Time Spent on Activities                                                             n          %    n      %
Hours per 7-day week spent preparing for class         Total                         30             937
(studying, reading, writing, doing homework or lab     0                                   0.0%           0.6%
work, analyzing data, rehearsing, and other academic   1-5                                 20.2%          15.7%
activities)                                            6-10                                32.7%          27.1%
                                                       11-15                               16.3%          19.7%
                                                       16-20                               6.7%           15.7%
                                                       21-25                               11.6%          9.8%
                                                       26-30                               2.9%           5.9%
                                                       More than 30                        9.6%           5.6%
Hours per 7-day week spent working for pay ON          Total                         30             938
CAMPUS                                                 0                                   82.7%          81.5%
                                                       1-5                                 0.0%           2.2%
                                                       6-10                                5.8%           5.1%
                                                       11-15                               7.7%           7.3%
Hours per 7-day week spent working for pay ON
CAMPUS




                                                         16-20                 3.9%          2.8%
                                                         21-25                 0.0%          0.5%
                                                         26-30                 0.0%          0.2%
                                                         More than 30          0.0%          0.3%
Hours per 7-day week spent working for pay OFF           Total          30             938
CAMPUS                                                   0                    88.4%          81.4%
                                                         1-5                  0.0%           4.2%
                                                         6-10                 7.7%           3.2%
                                                         11-15                3.9%           3.2%
                                                         16-20                0.0%           4.2%
                                                         21-25                0.0%           2.3%
                                                         26-30                0.0%           0.9%
                                                         More than 30         0.0%           0.6%

                                                                                                     Class rank
                                                                                       First Year
                                                                                        All Other
                                                                             MPS        Colleges

Time Spent on Activities cont'd                                         n          %    n      %
Hours per 7-day week spent participating in co-          Total          30             937
curricular activities (organizations, campus             0                    45.2%          33.5%
publications, student government, social fraternity or   1-5                  39.4%          40.6%
sorority, intercollegiate or intramural sports, etc.)    6-10                 12.5%          14.2%
                                                         11-15                0.0%           4.8%
                                                         16-20                2.9%           3.9%
                                                         21-25                0.0%           1.1%
                                                         26-30                0.0%           1.0%
                                                         More than 30         0.0%           1.0%
Hours per 7-day week spent relaxing and socializing      Total          30             938
(watching TV, partying, exercising, etc.)                0                    0.0%           0.6%
                                                         1-5                  24.1%          16.6%
                                                         6-10                 21.2%          25.5%
                                                         11-15                28.8%          20.3%
                                                         16-20                12.5%          16.3%
                                                         21-25                0.0%           7.5%
                                                         26-30                6.7%           4.5%
                                                         More than 30         6.7%           8.8%
Hours per 7-day week spent providing care for            Total          30             938
dependents living with you (parents, children, spouse,   0                    97.1%          87.2%
etc.)                                                    1-5                  2.9%           7.0%
                                                         6-10                 0.0%           3.2%
                                                         11-15                0.0%           0.7%
                                                         16-20                0.0%           1.0%
                                                         21-25                0.0%           0.5%
                                                         26-30                0.0%           0.0%
                                                         More than 30         0.0%           0.5%
Hours per 7-day week spent commuting to class            Total          30             938
(driving, walking, etc.)                                 0                    6.7%           8.9%
                                                         1-5                  68.3%          69.4%
                                                         6-10                 18.2%          15.2%
                                                         11-15                3.9%           3.8%
                                                         16-20                0.0%           1.6%
Hours per 7-day week spent commuting to class
(driving, walking, etc.)




                                                        21-25                 2.9%          0.5%
                                                        26-30                 0.0%          0.0%
                                                        More than 30          0.0%          0.6%

                                                                                                    Class rank
                                                                                      First Year
                                                                                       All Other
                                                                            MPS        Colleges

Institutional Emphasis and Support                                     n          %    n      %
Institutional emphasis: Spending significant amounts of Total          30             937
time studying and on academic work                      Very little          0.0%           2.5%
                                                        Some                 12.5%          16.7%
                                                        Quite a bit          55.8%          45.6%
                                                        Very much            31.8%          35.3%
Institutional emphasis: Providing the support you need Total           30             937
to help you succeed academically                        Very little          0.0%           3.2%
                                                        Some                 32.7%          18.7%
                                                        Quite a bit          29.8%          43.6%
                                                        Very much            37.5%          34.5%
Institutional emphasis: Encouraging contact among       Total          30             937
students from different economic, social, and racial or Very little          0.0%           9.1%
ethnic backgrounds                                      Some                 34.6%          24.6%
                                                        Quite a bit          39.4%          36.2%
                                                        Very much            25.9%          30.1%
Institutional emphasis: Helping you cope with your non- Total          30             937
academic responsibilities (work, family, etc.)          Very little          34.6%          27.4%
                                                        Some                 37.4%          39.4%
                                                        Quite a bit          21.2%          24.6%
                                                        Very much            6.7%           8.6%
Institutional emphasis: Providing the support you need Total           30             937
to thrive socially                                      Very little          15.4%          15.3%
                                                        Some                 41.3%          33.2%
                                                        Quite a bit          33.7%          36.6%
                                                        Very much            9.6%           14.9%
Institutional emphasis: Attending campus events and     Total          30             937
activities (special speakers, cultural performances,    Very little          2.9%           3.4%
athletic events, etc.)                                  Some                 23.1%          17.9%
                                                        Quite a bit          36.5%          42.1%
                                                        Very much            37.5%          36.6%
Institutional emphasis: Using computers in academic     Total          30             937
work                                                    Very little          3.9%           2.3%
                                                        Some                 23.1%          17.0%
                                                        Quite a bit          40.4%          33.8%
                                                        Very much            32.7%          46.9%

                                                                                                    Class rank
                                                                                      First Year
                                                                                       All Other
                                                                            MPS        Colleges

Educational and Personal Growth                                        n          %    n      %
Institutional contribution: Acquiring a broad general   Total          30             935
education
Institutional contribution: Acquiring a broad general
education                                                   Very little         3.9%           1.9%
                                                            Some                32.7%          17.3%
                                                            Quite a bit         49.0%          47.2%
                                                            Very much           14.4%          33.6%
Institutional contribution: Acquiring job or work-related Total           30             934
knowledge and skills                                        Very little         16.3%          12.6%
                                                            Some                36.5%          38.9%
                                                            Quite a bit         43.3%          29.0%
                                                            Very much           3.9%           19.5%
Institutional contribution: Writing clearly and effectively Total         30             935
                                                            Very little         22.2%          9.0%
                                                            Some                27.8%          31.0%
                                                            Quite a bit         43.3%          38.2%
                                                            Very much           6.7%           21.8%
Institutional contribution: Speaking clearly and            Total         30             935
effectively                                                 Very little         20.2%          16.4%
                                                            Some                49.0%          35.4%
                                                            Quite a bit         20.2%          32.0%
                                                            Very much           10.6%          16.2%
Institutional contribution: Thinking critically and         Total         30             935
analytically                                                Very little         3.9%           3.0%
                                                            Some                23.1%          16.6%
                                                            Quite a bit         43.3%          43.2%
                                                            Very much           29.8%          37.3%
Institutional contribution: Analyzing quantitative          Total         30             935
problems                                                    Very little         3.9%           6.4%
                                                            Some                25.9%          26.6%
                                                            Quite a bit         35.6%          40.8%
                                                            Very much           34.6%          26.1%
Institutional contribution: Using computing and             Total         30             935
information technology                                      Very little         14.4%          8.4%
                                                            Some                33.7%          26.7%
                                                            Quite a bit         34.6%          33.3%
                                                            Very much           17.3%          31.7%
Institutional contribution: Working effectively with        Total         30             935
others                                                      Very little         7.7%           8.2%
                                                            Some                27.8%          27.9%
                                                            Quite a bit         36.5%          35.9%
                                                            Very much           27.9%          28.1%

                                                                                                       Class rank
                                                                                         First Year
                                                                                          All Other
                                                                               MPS        Colleges

Educational and Personal Growth cont'd                                    n          %    n      %
Institutional contribution: Voting in local, state, or     Total          30             935
national elections                                         Very little          44.2%          47.2%
                                                           Some                 34.6%          30.3%
                                                           Quite a bit          18.3%          15.1%
                                                           Very much            2.9%           7.4%
Institutional contribution: Learning effectively on your   Total          30             935
own                                                        Very little           3.9%          4.6%
Institutional contribution: Learning effectively on your
own
                                                             Some                  17.3%          22.3%
                                                             Quite a bit           47.1%          44.3%
                                                             Very much             31.8%          28.9%
Institutional contribution: Understanding yourself           Total           30             936
                                                             Very little           0.0%           13.3%
                                                             Some                  58.6%          28.0%
                                                             Quite a bit           23.1%          32.5%
                                                             Very much             18.3%          26.2%
Institutional contribution: Understanding people of          Total           30             936
other racial and ethnic backgrounds                          Very little           14.4%          11.5%
                                                             Some                  31.7%          33.2%
                                                             Quite a bit           35.6%          33.4%
                                                             Very much             18.3%          21.9%
Institutional contribution: Solving complex real-world       Total           30             936
problems                                                     Very little           24.1%          12.4%
                                                             Some                  30.7%          35.0%
                                                             Quite a bit           25.0%          33.9%
                                                             Very much             20.2%          18.8%
Institutional contribution: Developing a personal code       Total           30             936
of values and ethics                                         Very little           18.3%          19.7%
                                                             Some                  41.3%          30.5%
                                                             Quite a bit           29.8%          31.5%
                                                             Very much             10.6%          18.4%
Institutional contribution: Contributing to the welfare of   Total           30             936
your community                                               Very little           33.7%          24.2%
                                                             Some                  25.9%          37.0%
                                                             Quite a bit           25.9%          27.3%
                                                             Very much             14.4%          11.5%
Institutional contribution: Developing a deepened            Total           30             936
sense of spirituality                                        Very little           51.0%          46.9%
                                                             Some                  42.3%          25.0%
                                                             Quite a bit           3.9%           16.9%
                                                             Very much             2.9%           11.2%

                                                                                                          Class rank
                                                                                            First Year
                                                                                             All Other
                                                                                  MPS        Colleges

                                                                             n          %    n      %
Overall, how would you evaluate the quality of               Total           30             936
academic advising you have received at your                  Poor                  6.7%           4.7%
institution?                                                 Fair                  24.1%          17.0%
                                                             Good                  52.9%          51.2%
                                                             Excellent             16.3%          27.1%
How would you evaluate your entire educational               Total           30             936
experience at this institution?                              Poor                  0.0%           1.9%
                                                             Fair                  22.2%          11.0%
                                                             Good                  61.5%          53.0%
                                                             Excellent             16.3%          34.0%
If you could start over again, would you go to the           Total           30             935
SAME INSTITUTION you are now attending?                      Definitely no         2.9%           2.5%
                                                             Probably no           10.6%          9.5%
If you could start over again, would you go to the
SAME INSTITUTION you are now attending?

                                                                Probably yes                              32.7%            35.9%
                                                                Definitely yes                            53.9%            52.2%
* The Chi-square statistic is significant at the 0.05 level.
a More than 20% of cells in this subtable have expected cell counts less than 5. Chi-square results may be invalid.
b Some cell counts in this subtable are not integers. They were rounded to the nearest integer before the computation of Chi-square test.
c The minimum expected cell count in this subtable is less than one. Chi-square results may be invalid.
                                                                                          Class rank
                                                                      First Year


                                                                                   Chi Square
Academic Activities                                                                    Sig.
Asked questions in class or contributed to class         Total                      .160(a,b)
discussions                                              Never
                                                         Sometimes
                                                         Often
                                                         Very often
Made a class presentation                                Total                     .138(a,c,b)
                                                         Never
                                                         Sometimes
                                                         Often
                                                         Very often
Come to class without completing readings or             Total                      .899(b)
assignments                                              Never
                                                         Sometimes
                                                         Often
                                                         Very often
Discussed ideas from your readings or classes with       Total                      .897(b)
others outside of class (students, family members, co-   Never
workers, etc.)                                           Sometimes
                                                         Often
                                                         Very often
Worked with other students on projects DURING            Total                      .151(a,b)
CLASS                                                    Never
                                                         Sometimes
                                                         Often
                                                         Very often
Worked with classmates OUTSIDE OF CLASS to               Total                      .780(a,b)
prepare class assignments                                Never
                                                         Sometimes
                                                         Often
                                                         Very often
Tutored or taught other students (paid or voluntary)     Total                      .241(a,b)
                                                         Never
                                                         Sometimes
                                                         Often
                                                         Very often
Participated in a community-based project (e.g.,         Total                      .373(a,b)
service learning) as part of a regular course            Never
                                                         Sometimes
                                                         Often
                                                         Very often

                                                                                          Class rank
                                                                      First Year


                                                                                   Chi Square
Use of IT                                                                              Sig.
Used an electronic medium (listserv, chat group,        Total                      .931(b)
Internet, instant messaging, etc.) to discuss or        Never
complete an assignment                                  Sometimes
                                                        Often
                                                        Very often
Used e-mail to communicate with an instructor           Total                      .954(c,b)
                                                        Never
                                                        Sometimes
                                                        Often
                                                        Very often

                                                                                         Class rank
                                                                     First Year


                                                                                  Chi Square
Experiences with Diversity                                                            Sig.
Included diverse perspectives (different races,         Total                      .824(b)
religions, genders, political beliefs, etc.) in class   Never
discussions or writing assignments                      Sometimes
                                                        Often
                                                        Very often
Had serious conversations with students of a different Total                       .514(b)
race or ethnicity than your own                         Never
                                                        Sometimes
                                                        Often
                                                        Very often
Had serious conversations with students who are very Total                         .093(b)
different from you in terms of their religious beliefs, Never
political opinions, or personal values                  Sometimes
                                                        Often
                                                        Very often

                                                                                         Class rank
                                                                     First Year



                                                                                  Chi Square
Interactions with Faculty                                                             Sig.
Discussed grades or assignments with an instructor      Total                      .108(a,b)
                                                        Never
                                                        Sometimes
                                                        Often
                                                        Very often
Talked about career plans with a faculty member or      Total                      .516(b)
advisor                                                 Never
                                                        Sometimes
                                                        Often
                                                        Very often
Discussed ideas from your readings or classes with      Total                      .080(a,b)
faculty members outside of class                        Never
                                                        Sometimes
                                                        Often
Discussed ideas from your readings or classes with
faculty members outside of class



                                                        Very often
Received prompt feedback from faculty on your           Total                       .112(a,b)
academic performance (written or oral)                  Never
                                                        Sometimes
                                                        Often
                                                        Very often
Worked harder than you thought you could to meet an     Total                       .055(a,b)
instructor's standards or expectations                  Never
                                                        Sometimes
                                                        Often
                                                        Very often
Worked with faculty members on activities other than    Total                      .705(a,c,b)
coursework (committees, orientation, student life       Never
activities, etc.)                                       Sometimes
                                                        Often
                                                        Very often

                                                                                          Class rank
                                                                      First Year



                                                                                   Chi Square
Critical Thinking Skills                                                               Sig.
Put together ideas or concepts from different courses Total                         .717(a,b)
when completing assignments or during class           Never
discussions                                           Sometimes
                                                      Often
                                                      Very often
Coursework emphasized: MEMORIZING facts, ideas        Total                         .421(b)
or methods from your courses and readings so you can Very little
repeat them in pretty much the same form              Some
                                                      Quite a bit
                                                      Very much
Coursework emphasized: ANALYZING the basic            Total                        .748(a,c,b)
elements of an idea, experience, or theory, such as   Very little
examining a particular case or situation in depth and
considering its components                            Some
                                                      Quite a bit
                                                        Very much
Coursework emphasized: SYNTHESIZING and                 Total                       .889(b)
organizing ideas, information, or experiences into new, Very little
more complex interpretations and relationships          Some
                                                        Quite a bit
                                                        Very much
Coursework emphasized: MAKING JUDGMENTS                 Total                       .728(b)
about the value of information, arguments, or methods,
                                                        Very little
such as examining how others gathered and
interpreted data and assessing the soundness of their Some
conclusions
                                                        Quite a bit
                                                        Very much
Coursework emphasized: APPLYING theories or             Total                       .721(c,b)
concepts to practical problems or in new situations     Very little
Coursework emphasized: APPLYING theories or
concepts to practical problems or in new situations
                                                         Some
                                                         Quite a bit
                                                         Very much

                                                                                           Class rank
                                                                       First Year



                                                                                    Chi Square
Challenging Exams                                                                       Sig.
Mark the box that best represents the extent to which    Total                      .115(a,c,b)
your examinations during the current school year         Very little
challenged you to do your best work.                     2
                                                         3
                                                         4
                                                         5
                                                         6
                                                         Very much

                                                                                           Class rank
                                                                       First Year



                                                                                    Chi Square
Reading and Writing Assignments                                                         Sig.
Prepared two or more drafts of a paper or assignment     Total                       .189(b)
before turning it in                                     Never
                                                         Sometimes
                                                         Often
                                                         Very often
Worked on a paper or project that required integrating   Total                       .995(b)
ideas or information from various sources                Never
                                                         Sometimes
                                                         Often
                                                         Very often
Number of assigned textbooks, books, or book-length      Total                      .611(a,c,b)
packs of course readings                                 None
                                                         Between 1 and 4
                                                         Between 5 and 10
                                                         Between 11 and 20
                                                         More than 20
Number of books read on your own (not assigned) for      Total                      .814(a,c,b)
personal enjoyment or academic enrichment                None
                                                         Between 1 and 4
                                                         Between 5 and 10
                                                         Between 11 and 20
                                                         More than 20
Number of written papers or reports of 20 PAGES OR       Total                      .800(a,c,b)
MORE                                                     None
                                                         Between 1 and 4
                                                         Between 5 and 10
                                                         Between 11 and 20
                                                         More than 20
Number of written papers or reports BETWEEN 5 AND Total                               .824(a,c,b)
19 PAGES                                          None
                                                  Between 1 and 4
                                                  Between 5 and 10
                                                  Between 11 and 20
                                                  More than 20
Number of written papers or reports of FEWER THAN Total                                .993(a,b)
5 PAGES                                           None
                                                  Between 1 and 4
                                                  Between 5 and 10
                                                  Between 11 and 20
                                                  More than 20

                                                                                             Class rank
                                                                         First Year



                                                                                      Chi Square
Read and Writing Cont'd                                                                   Sig.
Number of problem sets that take you MORE than an          Total                       .711(a,b)
hour to complete                                           None
                                                           1-2
                                                           3-4
                                                           5-6
                                                           More than 6
Number of problem sets that take you LESS than an          Total                       .602(a,b)
hour to complete                                           None
                                                           1-2
                                                           3-4
                                                           5-6
                                                           More than 6

                                                                                             Class rank
                                                                         First Year



                                                                                      Chi Square
Extra-curricular Activities                                                               Sig.
Attended an art exhibit, gallery, play, dance, or other    Total                       .896(a,b)
theater performance                                        Never
                                                           Sometimes
                                                           Often
                                                           Very often
Exercised or participated in physical fitness activities   Total                       .083(b)
                                                           Never
                                                           Sometimes
                                                           Often
                                                           Very often
Participated in activities to enhance your spirituality    Total                       .585(a,b)
(worship, meditation, prayer, etc.)                        Never
                                                           Sometimes
                                                           Often
Participated in activities to enhance your spirituality
(worship, meditation, prayer, etc.)



                                                          Very often

                                                                                             Class rank
                                                                        First Year



                                                                                     Chi Square
Enriching Educational Experiences                                                        Sig.
Practicum, internship, field experience, co-op            Total                      .014(*,a,c,b)
experience, or clinical assignment                        Have not decided
                                                          Do not plan to do
                                                          Plan to do
                                                          Done
Community service or volunteer work                       Total                      .033(*,a,b)
                                                          Have not decided
                                                          Do not plan to do
                                                          Plan to do
                                                          Done
Participate in a learning community or some other         Total                        .882(b)
formal program where groups of students take two or       Have not decided
more classes together                                     Do not plan to do
                                                          Plan to do
                                                          Done
Work on a research project with a faculty member          Total                       .478(c,b)
outside of course or program requirements                 Have not decided
                                                          Do not plan to do
                                                          Plan to do
                                                          Done
Foreign language coursework                               Total                       .023(*,b)
                                                          Have not decided
                                                          Do not plan to do
                                                          Plan to do
                                                          Done
Study abroad                                              Total                       .209(c,b)
                                                          Have not decided
                                                          Do not plan to do
                                                          Plan to do
                                                          Done
Independent study or self-designed major                  Total                      .325(a,c,b)
                                                          Have not decided
                                                          Do not plan to do
                                                          Plan to do
                                                          Done
Culminating senior experience (comprehensive exam,        Total                      .482(a,c,b)
capstone course, thesis, project, etc.)                   Have not decided
                                                          Do not plan to do
                                                          Plan to do
                                                          Done

                                                                                             Class rank
                                                                        First Year
                                                                                     Chi Square
Quality of Relationships                                                                 Sig.
Quality: Your relationships with other students        Total                         .866(a,c,b)
                                                       Unfriendly, Unsupportive,
                                                       Sense of Alienation
                                                       2
                                                       3
                                                       4
                                                       5
                                                       6
                                                       Friendly, Supportive, Sense
                                                       of Belonging
Quality: Your relationships with faculty members       Total                         .978(a,c,b)
                                                       Unavailable, Unhelpful,
                                                       Unsympathetic
                                                       2
                                                       3
                                                       4
                                                       5
                                                       6
                                                       Available, Helpful,
                                                       Sympathetic
Quality: Your relationships with administrative        Total                         .177(a,c,b)
personnel and offices                                  Unhelpful, Inconsiderate,
                                                       Rigid
                                                       2
                                                       3
                                                       4
                                                       5
                                                       6
                                                       Helpful, Considerate,
                                                       Flexible

                                                                                            Class rank
                                                                      First Year


                                                                                     Chi Square
Time Spent on Activities                                                                 Sig.
Hours per 7-day week spent preparing for class         Total                         .788(a,c,b)
(studying, reading, writing, doing homework or lab     0
work, analyzing data, rehearsing, and other academic   1-5
activities)                                            6-10
                                                       11-15
                                                       16-20
                                                       21-25
                                                       26-30
                                                       More than 30
Hours per 7-day week spent working for pay ON          Total                         .992(a,c,b)
CAMPUS                                                 0
                                                       1-5
                                                       6-10
                                                       11-15
Hours per 7-day week spent working for pay ON
CAMPUS




                                                         16-20
                                                         21-25
                                                         26-30
                                                         More than 30
Hours per 7-day week spent working for pay OFF           Total                       .665(a,c,b)
CAMPUS                                                   0
                                                         1-5
                                                         6-10
                                                         11-15
                                                         16-20
                                                         21-25
                                                         26-30
                                                         More than 30

                                                                                            Class rank
                                                                        First Year


                                                                                     Chi Square
Time Spent on Activities cont'd                                                          Sig.
Hours per 7-day week spent participating in co-          Total                       .866(a,c,b)
curricular activities (organizations, campus             0
publications, student government, social fraternity or   1-5
sorority, intercollegiate or intramural sports, etc.)    6-10
                                                         11-15
                                                         16-20
                                                         21-25
                                                         26-30
                                                         More than 30
Hours per 7-day week spent relaxing and socializing      Total                       .603(a,c,b)
(watching TV, partying, exercising, etc.)                0
                                                         1-5
                                                         6-10
                                                         11-15
                                                         16-20
                                                         21-25
                                                         26-30
                                                         More than 30
Hours per 7-day week spent providing care for            Total                       .856(a,c,b)
dependents living with you (parents, children, spouse,   0
etc.)                                                    1-5
                                                         6-10
                                                         11-15
                                                         16-20
                                                         21-25
                                                         26-30
                                                         More than 30
Hours per 7-day week spent commuting to class            Total                       .583(a,c,b)
(driving, walking, etc.)                                 0
                                                         1-5
                                                         6-10
                                                         11-15
                                                         16-20
Hours per 7-day week spent commuting to class
(driving, walking, etc.)




                                                        21-25
                                                        26-30
                                                        More than 30

                                                                                           Class rank
                                                                       First Year


                                                                                    Chi Square
Institutional Emphasis and Support                                                      Sig.
Institutional emphasis: Spending significant amounts of Total                       .670(a,c,b)
time studying and on academic work                      Very little
                                                        Some
                                                        Quite a bit
                                                        Very much
Institutional emphasis: Providing the support you need Total                         .139(c,b)
to help you succeed academically                        Very little
                                                        Some
                                                        Quite a bit
                                                        Very much
Institutional emphasis: Encouraging contact among       Total                        .274(b)
students from different economic, social, and racial or Very little
ethnic backgrounds                                      Some
                                                        Quite a bit
                                                        Very much
Institutional emphasis: Helping you cope with your non- Total                        .849(b)
academic responsibilities (work, family, etc.)          Very little
                                                        Some
                                                        Quite a bit
                                                        Very much
Institutional emphasis: Providing the support you need Total                         .800(a,b)
to thrive socially                                      Very little
                                                        Some
                                                        Quite a bit
                                                        Very much
Institutional emphasis: Attending campus events and     Total                        .878(b)
activities (special speakers, cultural performances,    Very little
athletic events, etc.)                                  Some
                                                        Quite a bit
                                                        Very much
Institutional emphasis: Using computers in academic     Total                        .512(c,b)
work                                                    Very little
                                                        Some
                                                        Quite a bit
                                                        Very much

                                                                                           Class rank
                                                                       First Year


                                                                                    Chi Square
Educational and Personal Growth                                                         Sig.
Institutional contribution: Acquiring a broad general   Total                       .040(*,c,b)
education
Institutional contribution: Acquiring a broad general
education                                                   Very little
                                                            Some
                                                            Quite a bit
                                                            Very much
Institutional contribution: Acquiring job or work-related Total                         .093(b)
knowledge and skills                                        Very little
                                                            Some
                                                            Quite a bit
                                                            Very much
Institutional contribution: Writing clearly and effectively Total                       .020(*,b)
                                                            Very little
                                                            Some
                                                            Quite a bit
                                                            Very much
Institutional contribution: Speaking clearly and            Total                       .339(a,b)
effectively                                                 Very little
                                                            Some
                                                            Quite a bit
                                                            Very much
Institutional contribution: Thinking critically and         Total                       .750(c,b)
analytically                                                Very little
                                                            Some
                                                            Quite a bit
                                                            Very much
Institutional contribution: Analyzing quantitative          Total                       .767(b)
problems                                                    Very little
                                                            Some
                                                            Quite a bit
                                                            Very much
Institutional contribution: Using computing and             Total                       .326(b)
information technology                                      Very little
                                                            Some
                                                            Quite a bit
                                                            Very much
Institutional contribution: Working effectively with        Total                       .993(b)
others                                                      Very little
                                                            Some
                                                            Quite a bit
                                                            Very much

                                                                                              Class rank
                                                                          First Year



                                                                                       Chi Square
Educational and Personal Growth cont'd                                                     Sig.
Institutional contribution: Voting in local, state, or     Total                        .824(a,b)
national elections                                         Very little
                                                           Some
                                                           Quite a bit
                                                           Very much
Institutional contribution: Learning effectively on your   Total                        .908(b)
own                                                        Very little
Institutional contribution: Learning effectively on your
own
                                                             Some
                                                             Quite a bit
                                                             Very much
Institutional contribution: Understanding yourself           Total                         .002(*,b)
                                                             Very little
                                                             Some
                                                             Quite a bit
                                                             Very much
Institutional contribution: Understanding people of          Total                         .893(b)
other racial and ethnic backgrounds                          Very little
                                                             Some
                                                             Quite a bit
                                                             Very much
Institutional contribution: Solving complex real-world       Total                         .259(b)
problems                                                     Very little
                                                             Some
                                                             Quite a bit
                                                             Very much
Institutional contribution: Developing a personal code       Total                         .536(b)
of values and ethics                                         Very little
                                                             Some
                                                             Quite a bit
                                                             Very much
Institutional contribution: Contributing to the welfare of   Total                         .587(b)
your community                                               Very little
                                                             Some
                                                             Quite a bit
                                                             Very much
Institutional contribution: Developing a deepened            Total                         .052(a,b)
sense of spirituality                                        Very little
                                                             Some
                                                             Quite a bit
                                                             Very much

                                                                                                 Class rank
                                                                             First Year



                                                                                          Chi Square
                                                                                              Sig.
Overall, how would you evaluate the quality of               Total                         .546(b)
academic advising you have received at your                  Poor
institution?                                                 Fair
                                                             Good
                                                             Excellent
How would you evaluate your entire educational               Total                        .062(a,c,b)
experience at this institution?                              Poor
                                                             Fair
                                                             Good
                                                             Excellent
If you could start over again, would you go to the           Total                        .985(a,c,b)
SAME INSTITUTION you are now attending?                      Definitely no
                                                             Probably no
                If you could start over again, would you go to the
                SAME INSTITUTION you are now attending?

                                                                                Probably yes
                                                                                Definitely yes
                * The Chi-square statistic is significant at the 0.05 level.
                a More than 20% of cells in this subtable have expected cell counts less than 5. Chi-square results may be invalid.
                 b Some cell counts in this subtable are not integers. They before the computation of Chi-square test.
in this subtable are not integers. They were rounded to the nearest integer were rounded to the nearest integer before the computation of Chi-square test.
                c The minimum expected cell count in this subtable is less than one. Chi-square results may be invalid.
                                                                      Class rank
                                                                                               Senior
                                                                                               All Other
                                                                                   MPS         Colleges

Academic Activities                                                          n           %    n       %
Asked questions in class or contributed to class         Total               44              1,364
discussions                                              Never                      4.4%             3.4%
                                                         Sometimes                  59.5%            41.7%
                                                         Often                      18.5%            27.1%
                                                         Very often                 17.7%            27.8%
Made a class presentation                                Total               44              1,364
                                                         Never                      21.0%            11.7%
                                                         Sometimes                  57.2%            43.0%
                                                         Often                      12.1%            27.9%
                                                         Very often                 9.7%             17.5%
Come to class without completing readings or             Total               44              1,363
assignments                                              Never                      13.1%            9.1%
                                                         Sometimes                  62.3%            50.9%
                                                         Often                      16.7%            25.3%
                                                         Very often                 7.9%             14.7%
Discussed ideas from your readings or classes with       Total               44              1,361
others outside of class (students, family members, co-   Never                      4.4%             6.3%
workers, etc.)                                           Sometimes                  36.9%            34.5%
                                                         Often                      31.3%            33.2%
                                                         Very often                 27.4%            26.0%
Worked with other students on projects DURING            Total               44              1,363
CLASS                                                    Never                      25.4%            18.8%
                                                         Sometimes                  49.2%            42.2%
                                                         Often                      17.4%            28.1%
                                                         Very often                 7.9%             10.9%
Worked with classmates OUTSIDE OF CLASS to               Total               44              1,363
prepare class assignments                                Never                      11.5%            11.6%
                                                         Sometimes                  43.8%            36.0%
                                                         Often                      29.5%            30.3%
                                                         Very often                 15.1%            22.0%
Tutored or taught other students (paid or voluntary)     Total               44              1,363
                                                         Never                      22.0%            47.2%
                                                         Sometimes                  47.4%            35.7%
                                                         Often                      21.8%            10.4%
                                                         Very often                 8.7%             6.6%
Participated in a community-based project (e.g.,         Total               44              1,360
service learning) as part of a regular course            Never                      76.2%            60.3%
                                                         Sometimes                  12.3%            25.0%
                                                         Often                      9.0%             8.8%
                                                         Very often                 2.6%             5.9%

                                                                      Class rank
                                                                                               Senior
                                                                                               All Other
                                                                                   MPS         Colleges

Use of IT                                                                    n           %    n       %
Used an electronic medium (listserv, chat group,        Total               44              1,361
Internet, instant messaging, etc.) to discuss or        Never                      19.2%            15.5%
complete an assignment                                  Sometimes                  31.3%            28.5%
                                                        Often                      15.1%            24.7%
                                                        Very often                 34.4%            31.4%
Used e-mail to communicate with an instructor           Total               44              1,361
                                                        Never                      1.8%             1.3%
                                                        Sometimes                  18.5%            16.0%
                                                        Often                      35.1%            32.6%
                                                        Very often                 44.6%            50.1%

                                                                     Class rank
                                                                                              Senior
                                                                                              All Other
                                                                                  MPS         Colleges

Experiences with Diversity                                                  n           %    n       %
Included diverse perspectives (different races,         Total               44              1,363
religions, genders, political beliefs, etc.) in class   Never                      23.8%            9.8%
discussions or writing assignments                      Sometimes                  29.7%            34.9%
                                                        Often                      34.1%            30.2%
                                                        Very often                 12.3%            25.1%
Had serious conversations with students of a different Total                44              1,358
race or ethnicity than your own                         Never                      6.2%             11.1%
                                                        Sometimes                  40.3%            30.2%
                                                        Often                      17.7%            24.4%
                                                        Very often                 35.9%            34.3%
Had serious conversations with students who are very Total                  44              1,358
different from you in terms of their religious beliefs, Never                      14.1%            10.4%
political opinions, or personal values                  Sometimes                  35.1%            31.1%
                                                        Often                      24.6%            26.8%
                                                        Very often                 26.2%            31.7%

                                                                     Class rank
                                                                                              Senior
                                                                                              All Other
                                                                                  MPS         Colleges

Interactions with Faculty                                                   n           %    n       %
Discussed grades or assignments with an instructor      Total               44              1,361
                                                        Never                      1.8%             7.7%
                                                        Sometimes                  44.9%            37.6%
                                                        Often                      34.9%            31.1%
                                                        Very often                 18.5%            23.6%
Talked about career plans with a faculty member or      Total               44              1,361
advisor                                                 Never                      23.1%            23.7%
                                                        Sometimes                  42.8%            41.6%
                                                        Often                      18.5%            21.1%
                                                        Very often                 15.6%            13.6%
Discussed ideas from your readings or classes with      Total               44              1,361
faculty members outside of class                        Never                      47.2%            35.8%
                                                        Sometimes                  42.1%            46.2%
                                                        Often                      5.4%             13.5%
Discussed ideas from your readings or classes with
faculty members outside of class



                                                        Very often                   5.4%            4.5%
Received prompt feedback from faculty on your           Total                44              1,360
academic performance (written or oral)                  Never                       18.5%            10.9%
                                                        Sometimes                   45.6%            38.6%
                                                        Often                       30.5%            36.8%
                                                        Very often                  5.4%             13.7%
Worked harder than you thought you could to meet an     Total                44              1,361
instructor's standards or expectations                  Never                       12.6%            9.7%
                                                        Sometimes                   32.3%            39.4%
                                                        Often                       32.3%            35.5%
                                                        Very often                  22.8%            15.4%
Worked with faculty members on activities other than    Total                44              1,358
coursework (committees, orientation, student life       Never                       61.3%            54.6%
activities, etc.)                                       Sometimes                   17.7%            28.8%
                                                        Often                       12.3%            10.2%
                                                        Very often                  8.7%             6.4%

                                                                      Class rank
                                                                                               Senior
                                                                                               All Other
                                                                                   MPS         Colleges

Critical Thinking Skills                                                     n           %    n       %
Put together ideas or concepts from different courses Total                  44              1,363
when completing assignments or during class           Never                         11.5%            4.8%
discussions                                           Sometimes                     39.2%            34.1%
                                                      Often                         34.1%            40.2%
                                                      Very often                    15.1%            20.9%
Coursework emphasized: MEMORIZING facts, ideas        Total                  44              1,361
or methods from your courses and readings so you can Very little                    3.6%             5.6%
repeat them in pretty much the same form              Some                          33.1%            23.8%
                                                      Quite a bit                   36.9%            37.2%
                                                      Very much                     26.4%            33.4%
Coursework emphasized: ANALYZING the basic            Total                  44              1,358
elements of an idea, experience, or theory, such as   Very little                    1.8%            1.6%
examining a particular case or situation in depth and
considering its components                            Some                          14.1%            11.8%
                                                      Quite a bit                   28.0%            39.0%
                                                        Very much                   56.2%            47.6%
Coursework emphasized: SYNTHESIZING and                 Total                44              1,360
organizing ideas, information, or experiences into new, Very little                 1.8%             4.3%
more complex interpretations and relationships          Some                        26.4%            24.5%
                                                        Quite a bit                 35.9%            37.7%
                                                        Very much                   35.9%            33.5%
Coursework emphasized: MAKING JUDGMENTS                 Total                44              1,360
about the value of information, arguments, or methods,
                                                        Very little                  6.2%            6.4%
such as examining how others gathered and
interpreted data and assessing the soundness of their Some                          37.9%            25.8%
conclusions
                                                        Quite a bit                 36.7%            35.4%
                                                        Very much                   19.2%            32.4%
Coursework emphasized: APPLYING theories or             Total                44              1,360
concepts to practical problems or in new situations     Very little                  3.6%            3.8%
Coursework emphasized: APPLYING theories or
concepts to practical problems or in new situations
                                                         Some                              10.5%            18.3%
                                                         Quite a bit                       29.0%            32.4%
                                                         Very much                         56.9%            45.5%

                                                                             Class rank
                                                                                                      Senior
                                                                                                      All Other
                                                                                          MPS         Colleges

Challenging Exams                                                                   n           %    n       %
Mark the box that best represents the extent to which    Total                      42              1,295
your examinations during the current school year         Very little                       0.0%             1.2%
challenged you to do your best work.                     2                                 0.0%             1.8%
                                                         3                                 1.9%             3.9%
                                                         4                                 10.1%            11.6%
                                                         5                                 31.9%            29.6%
                                                         6                                 30.9%            34.3%
                                                         Very much                         25.3%            17.6%

                                                                             Class rank
                                                                                                      Senior
                                                                                                      All Other
                                                                                          MPS         Colleges

Reading and Writing Assignments                                                     n           %    n       %
Prepared two or more drafts of a paper or assignment     Total                      44              1,364
before turning it in                                     Never                             23.1%            23.8%
                                                         Sometimes                         29.7%            37.7%
                                                         Often                             31.3%            24.5%
                                                         Very often                        15.9%            14.0%
Worked on a paper or project that required integrating   Total                      44              1,363
ideas or information from various sources                Never                             12.3%            2.3%
                                                         Sometimes                         22.8%            17.7%
                                                         Often                             37.4%            37.9%
                                                         Very often                        27.4%            42.0%
Number of assigned textbooks, books, or book-length      Total                      41              1,310
packs of course readings                                 None                              1.9%             1.7%
                                                         Between 1 and 4                   32.8%            21.2%
                                                         Between 5 and 10                  29.0%            35.5%
                                                         Between 11 and 20                 31.7%            26.1%
                                                         More than 20                      4.6%             15.5%
Number of books read on your own (not assigned) for      Total                      41              1,310
personal enjoyment or academic enrichment                None                              13.9%            22.5%
                                                         Between 1 and 4                   48.6%            53.4%
                                                         Between 5 and 10                  32.0%            14.9%
                                                         Between 11 and 20                 5.5%             5.0%
                                                         More than 20                      0.0%             4.1%
Number of written papers or reports of 20 PAGES OR       Total                      41              1,310
MORE                                                     None                              72.7%            62.6%
                                                         Between 1 and 4                   23.5%            29.8%
                                                         Between 5 and 10                  0.0%             5.2%
                                                         Between 11 and 20                 0.0%             1.8%
                                                         More than 20                      3.8%             0.7%
Number of written papers or reports BETWEEN 5 AND Total                         41              1,310
19 PAGES                                          None                                 29.0%            10.6%
                                                  Between 1 and 4                      43.2%            48.9%
                                                  Between 5 and 10                     21.3%            27.6%
                                                  Between 11 and 20                    0.0%             9.5%
                                                  More than 20                         6.6%             3.5%
Number of written papers or reports of FEWER THAN Total                         41              1,310
5 PAGES                                           None                                 17.8%            5.5%
                                                  Between 1 and 4                      40.2%            34.9%
                                                  Between 5 and 10                     24.3%            30.6%
                                                  Between 11 and 20                    10.4%            18.3%
                                                  More than 20                         7.4%             10.7%

                                                                         Class rank
                                                                                                  Senior
                                                                                                  All Other
                                                                                      MPS         Colleges


Read and Writing Cont'd                                                         n           %    n       %
Number of problem sets that take you MORE than an          Total                42              1,308
hour to complete                                           None                        0.0%             22.2%
                                                           1-2                         43.6%            31.4%
                                                           3-4                         36.4%            26.3%
                                                           5-6                         3.7%             9.8%
                                                           More than 6                 16.2%            10.3%
Number of problem sets that take you LESS than an          Total                42              1,308
hour to complete                                           None                        32.5%            35.3%
                                                           1-2                         42.0%            34.2%
                                                           3-4                         14.6%            17.8%
                                                           5-6                         3.7%             5.5%
                                                           More than 6                 7.2%             7.2%

                                                                         Class rank
                                                                                                  Senior
                                                                                                  All Other
                                                                                      MPS         Colleges

Extra-curricular Activities                                                     n           %    n       %
Attended an art exhibit, gallery, play, dance, or other    Total                42              1,311
theater performance                                        Never                       30.3%            33.5%
                                                           Sometimes                   50.5%            47.1%
                                                           Often                       17.3%            12.3%
                                                           Very often                  1.9%             7.1%
Exercised or participated in physical fitness activities   Total                42              1,311
                                                           Never                       19.7%            17.4%
                                                           Sometimes                   31.1%            34.9%
                                                           Often                       31.9%            22.9%
                                                           Very often                  17.3%            24.8%
Participated in activities to enhance your spirituality    Total                42              1,310
(worship, meditation, prayer, etc.)                        Never                       34.8%            41.4%
                                                           Sometimes                   29.8%            30.5%
                                                           Often                       15.4%            12.4%
Participated in activities to enhance your spirituality
(worship, meditation, prayer, etc.)



                                                          Very often                        19.9%            15.8%

                                                                              Class rank
                                                                                                       Senior
                                                                                                       All Other
                                                                                           MPS         Colleges

Enriching Educational Experiences                                                    n           %    n       %
Practicum, internship, field experience, co-op            Total                      42              1,311
experience, or clinical assignment                        Have not decided                  7.2%             8.6%
                                                          Do not plan to do                 19.1%            13.5%
                                                          Plan to do                        31.9%            28.3%
                                                          Done                              41.8%            49.6%
Community service or volunteer work                       Total                      42              1,311
                                                          Have not decided                  10.9%            10.8%
                                                          Do not plan to do                 31.4%            16.9%
                                                          Plan to do                        28.7%            16.2%
                                                          Done                              29.0%            56.1%
Participate in a learning community or some other         Total                      42              1,311
formal program where groups of students take two or       Have not decided                  19.9%            16.8%
more classes together                                     Do not plan to do                 60.9%            53.6%
                                                          Plan to do                        8.2%             8.5%
                                                          Done                              10.9%            21.2%
Work on a research project with a faculty member          Total                      42              1,311
outside of course or program requirements                 Have not decided                  23.9%            18.0%
                                                          Do not plan to do                 40.4%            48.6%
                                                          Plan to do                        12.0%            15.8%
                                                          Done                              23.7%            17.6%
Foreign language coursework                               Total                      42              1,311
                                                          Have not decided                  4.5%             8.8%
                                                          Do not plan to do                 31.9%            33.5%
                                                          Plan to do                        8.2%             9.7%
                                                          Done                              55.3%            48.0%
Study abroad                                              Total                      42              1,311
                                                          Have not decided                  20.7%            11.7%
                                                          Do not plan to do                 60.1%            64.4%
                                                          Plan to do                        8.2%             9.9%
                                                          Done                              10.9%            14.1%
Independent study or self-designed major                  Total                      42              1,311
                                                          Have not decided                  10.9%            11.1%
                                                          Do not plan to do                 57.2%            64.7%
                                                          Plan to do                        15.4%            9.3%
                                                          Done                              16.5%            14.8%
Culminating senior experience (comprehensive exam,        Total                      42              1,311
capstone course, thesis, project, etc.)                   Have not decided                  13.6%            15.1%
                                                          Do not plan to do                 42.6%            41.2%
                                                          Plan to do                        25.8%            29.5%
                                                          Done                              18.1%            14.2%

                                                                              Class rank
                                                                                                       Senior
                                                                                                       All Other
                                                                                           MPS         Colleges
Quality of Relationships                                                             n          %    n       %
Quality: Your relationships with other students        Total                         42             1,311
                                                       Unfriendly, Unsupportive,
                                                                                            0.0%            0.7%
                                                       Sense of Alienation
                                                       2                                   0.0%             1.9%
                                                       3                                   1.9%             6.2%
                                                       4                                   18.1%            11.1%
                                                       5                                   31.1%            21.1%
                                                       6                                   22.6%            33.7%
                                                       Friendly, Supportive, Sense
                                                                                           26.3%            25.2%
                                                       of Belonging
Quality: Your relationships with faculty members       Total                         42             1,311
                                                       Unavailable, Unhelpful,
                                                                                            0.0%            2.0%
                                                       Unsympathetic
                                                       2                                   1.9%             3.4%
                                                       3                                   10.1%            7.5%
                                                       4                                   25.3%            16.5%
                                                       5                                   25.5%            29.6%
                                                       6                                   24.5%            26.9%
                                                       Available, Helpful,
                                                                                           12.8%            14.1%
                                                       Sympathetic
Quality: Your relationships with administrative        Total                         42             1,311
personnel and offices                                  Unhelpful, Inconsiderate,
                                                                                            5.6%            5.9%
                                                       Rigid
                                                       2                                   9.0%             6.9%
                                                       3                                   13.6%            11.3%
                                                       4                                   10.1%            18.6%
                                                       5                                   25.5%            25.7%
                                                       6                                   22.6%            21.3%
                                                       Helpful, Considerate,
                                                                                           13.6%            10.3%
                                                       Flexible

                                                                             Class rank
                                                                                                      Senior
                                                                                                      All Other
                                                                                          MPS         Colleges

Time Spent on Activities                                                             n          %    n       %
Hours per 7-day week spent preparing for class         Total                         39             1,281
(studying, reading, writing, doing homework or lab     0                                   0.0%             0.7%
work, analyzing data, rehearsing, and other academic   1-5                                 4.1%             19.8%
activities)                                            6-10                                24.6%            23.3%
                                                       11-15                               27.5%            19.3%
                                                       16-20                               17.1%            14.1%
                                                       21-25                               9.0%             9.9%
                                                       26-30                               4.9%             5.1%
                                                       More than 30                        12.8%            7.9%
Hours per 7-day week spent working for pay ON          Total                         39             1,281
CAMPUS                                                 0                                   56.5%            59.8%
                                                       1-5                                 4.9%             3.4%
                                                       6-10                                9.9%             9.0%
                                                       11-15                               17.7%            8.2%
Hours per 7-day week spent working for pay ON
CAMPUS




                                                         16-20                         6.1%            11.5%
                                                         21-25                         0.0%            2.8%
                                                         26-30                         2.0%            2.2%
                                                         More than 30                  2.9%            3.1%
Hours per 7-day week spent working for pay OFF           Total                 39              1,279
CAMPUS                                                   0                            76.2%            51.2%
                                                         1-5                          2.9%             5.1%
                                                         6-10                         9.9%             6.0%
                                                         11-15                        0.0%             8.5%
                                                         16-20                        4.9%             9.1%
                                                         21-25                        0.0%             6.9%
                                                         26-30                        4.1%             4.3%
                                                         More than 30                 2.0%             8.9%

                                                                        Class rank
                                                                                                 Senior
                                                                                                 All Other
                                                                                     MPS         Colleges

Time Spent on Activities cont'd                                                n           %    n       %
Hours per 7-day week spent participating in co-          Total                 39              1,279
curricular activities (organizations, campus             0                            53.3%            43.5%
publications, student government, social fraternity or   1-5                          30.7%            32.6%
sorority, intercollegiate or intramural sports, etc.)    6-10                         9.0%             11.7%
                                                         11-15                        4.9%             5.1%
                                                         16-20                        0.0%             3.2%
                                                         21-25                        0.0%             1.4%
                                                         26-30                        0.0%             0.8%
                                                         More than 30                 2.0%             1.5%
Hours per 7-day week spent relaxing and socializing      Total                 39              1,281
(watching TV, partying, exercising, etc.)                0                            0.0%             1.6%
                                                         1-5                          18.0%            24.1%
                                                         6-10                         42.6%            31.2%
                                                         11-15                        15.7%            21.2%
                                                         16-20                        7.0%             9.6%
                                                         21-25                        2.9%             5.3%
                                                         26-30                        7.0%             2.3%
                                                         More than 30                 7.0%             4.5%
Hours per 7-day week spent providing care for            Total                 39              1,281
dependents living with you (parents, children, spouse,   0                            71.3%            71.5%
etc.)                                                    1-5                          7.0%             10.6%
                                                         6-10                         4.9%             5.0%
                                                         11-15                        2.0%             3.9%
                                                         16-20                        0.0%             2.0%
                                                         21-25                        4.9%             1.3%
                                                         26-30                        2.9%             0.4%
                                                         More than 30                 7.0%             5.3%
Hours per 7-day week spent commuting to class            Total                 39              1,281
(driving, walking, etc.)                                 0                            2.0%             3.0%
                                                         1-5                          62.3%            66.7%
                                                         6-10                         30.7%            19.7%
                                                         11-15                        4.9%             5.9%
                                                         16-20                        0.0%             1.9%
Hours per 7-day week spent commuting to class
(driving, walking, etc.)




                                                        21-25                         0.0%            1.1%
                                                        26-30                         0.0%            0.4%
                                                        More than 30                  0.0%            1.4%

                                                                       Class rank
                                                                                                Senior
                                                                                                All Other
                                                                                    MPS         Colleges

Institutional Emphasis and Support                                            n           %    n       %
Institutional emphasis: Spending significant amounts of Total                 40              1,278
time studying and on academic work                      Very little                  3.9%             2.9%
                                                        Some                         22.2%            21.7%
                                                        Quite a bit                  40.3%            40.8%
                                                        Very much                    33.5%            34.6%
Institutional emphasis: Providing the support you need Total                  40              1,278
to help you succeed academically                        Very little                  12.7%            9.0%
                                                        Some                         36.6%            32.7%
                                                        Quite a bit                  40.0%            40.4%
                                                        Very much                    10.7%            18.0%
Institutional emphasis: Encouraging contact among       Total                 40              1,278
students from different economic, social, and racial or Very little                  31.8%            21.6%
ethnic backgrounds                                      Some                         36.3%            33.2%
                                                        Quite a bit                  15.5%            26.9%
                                                        Very much                    16.3%            18.3%
Institutional emphasis: Helping you cope with your non- Total                 40              1,278
academic responsibilities (work, family, etc.)          Very little                  61.4%            49.7%
                                                        Some                         31.8%            33.7%
                                                        Quite a bit                  6.8%             12.2%
                                                        Very much                    0.0%             4.4%
Institutional emphasis: Providing the support you need Total                  40              1,277
to thrive socially                                      Very little                  42.3%            32.5%
                                                        Some                         40.6%            39.6%
                                                        Quite a bit                  17.2%            20.1%
                                                        Very much                    0.0%             7.7%
Institutional emphasis: Attending campus events and     Total                 40              1,278
activities (special speakers, cultural performances,    Very little                  16.3%            14.2%
athletic events, etc.)                                  Some                         33.0%            32.5%
                                                        Quite a bit                  23.1%            35.5%
                                                        Very much                    27.6%            17.9%
Institutional emphasis: Using computers in academic     Total                 40              1,278
work                                                    Very little                  0.0%             2.1%
                                                        Some                         17.5%            10.9%
                                                        Quite a bit                  36.9%            29.0%
                                                        Very much                    45.6%            58.0%

                                                                       Class rank
                                                                                                Senior
                                                                                                All Other
                                                                                    MPS         Colleges

Educational and Personal Growth                                               n           %    n       %
Institutional contribution: Acquiring a broad general   Total                 39              1,279
education
Institutional contribution: Acquiring a broad general
education                                                   Very little                 0.0%             2.9%
                                                            Some                        20.0%            16.2%
                                                            Quite a bit                 36.5%            39.0%
                                                            Very much                   43.5%            41.9%
Institutional contribution: Acquiring job or work-related Total                  39              1,279
knowledge and skills                                        Very little                 8.1%             10.7%
                                                            Some                        33.6%            26.5%
                                                            Quite a bit                 39.7%            31.4%
                                                            Very much                   18.6%            31.3%
Institutional contribution: Writing clearly and effectively Total                39              1,278
                                                            Very little                 4.9%             6.8%
                                                            Some                        30.7%            26.4%
                                                            Quite a bit                 36.5%            39.9%
                                                            Very much                   27.8%            26.9%
Institutional contribution: Speaking clearly and            Total                39              1,279
effectively                                                 Very little                 9.9%             11.3%
                                                            Some                        44.6%            31.0%
                                                            Quite a bit                 31.6%            35.3%
                                                            Very much                   13.9%            22.3%
Institutional contribution: Thinking critically and         Total                39              1,279
analytically                                                Very little                 0.0%             2.1%
                                                            Some                        15.1%            16.0%
                                                            Quite a bit                 30.4%            38.5%
                                                            Very much                   54.5%            43.5%
Institutional contribution: Analyzing quantitative          Total                39              1,277
problems                                                    Very little                 0.0%             4.9%
                                                            Some                        11.9%            28.0%
                                                            Quite a bit                 24.6%            35.6%
                                                            Very much                   63.5%            31.5%
Institutional contribution: Using computing and             Total                40              1,277
information technology                                      Very little                 2.0%             4.9%
                                                            Some                        14.6%            18.2%
                                                            Quite a bit                 37.5%            35.2%
                                                            Very much                   45.9%            41.7%
Institutional contribution: Working effectively with        Total                39              1,277
others                                                      Very little                 4.1%             5.9%
                                                            Some                        38.8%            25.2%
                                                            Quite a bit                 35.4%            33.7%
                                                            Very much                   21.7%            35.3%

                                                                          Class rank
                                                                                                   Senior
                                                                                                   All Other
                                                                                       MPS         Colleges

Educational and Personal Growth cont'd                                           n           %    n       %
Institutional contribution: Voting in local, state, or     Total                 40              1,277
national elections                                         Very little                  60.6%            58.6%
                                                           Some                         24.8%            23.3%
                                                           Quite a bit                  14.6%            12.8%
                                                           Very much                    0.0%             5.3%
Institutional contribution: Learning effectively on your   Total                 40              1,277
own                                                        Very little                   8.7%            6.6%
Institutional contribution: Learning effectively on your
own
                                                             Some                          29.9%            21.1%
                                                             Quite a bit                   36.3%            36.4%
                                                             Very much                     25.1%            36.0%
Institutional contribution: Understanding yourself           Total                  40              1,275
                                                             Very little                   8.7%             13.1%
                                                             Some                          25.9%            27.3%
                                                             Quite a bit                   41.4%            33.6%
                                                             Very much                     23.9%            26.0%
Institutional contribution: Understanding people of          Total                  40              1,275
other racial and ethnic backgrounds                          Very little                   8.7%             12.6%
                                                             Some                          41.4%            31.8%
                                                             Quite a bit                   36.3%            31.5%
                                                             Very much                     13.5%            24.0%
Institutional contribution: Solving complex real-world       Total                  40              1,275
problems                                                     Very little                   9.6%             13.2%
                                                             Some                          31.8%            31.5%
                                                             Quite a bit                   33.8%            33.1%
                                                             Very much                     24.8%            22.1%
Institutional contribution: Developing a personal code       Total                  40              1,275
of values and ethics                                         Very little                   18.3%            21.6%
                                                             Some                          33.8%            29.7%
                                                             Quite a bit                   40.0%            28.4%
                                                             Very much                     7.9%             20.2%
Institutional contribution: Contributing to the welfare of   Total                  40              1,275
your community                                               Very little                   35.8%            29.6%
                                                             Some                          40.0%            34.2%
                                                             Quite a bit                   19.4%            22.0%
                                                             Very much                     4.8%             14.2%
Institutional contribution: Developing a deepened            Total                  40              1,274
sense of spirituality                                        Very little                   56.9%            58.1%
                                                             Some                          32.4%            22.1%
                                                             Quite a bit                   4.8%             12.6%
                                                             Very much                     5.9%             7.3%

                                                                             Class rank
                                                                                                      Senior
                                                                                                      All Other
                                                                                          MPS         Colleges

                                                                                    n           %    n       %
Overall, how would you evaluate the quality of               Total                  40              1,279
academic advising you have received at your                  Poor                          14.4%            11.9%
institution?                                                 Fair                          16.6%            25.8%
                                                             Good                          47.9%            42.8%
                                                             Excellent                     21.1%            19.5%
How would you evaluate your entire educational               Total                  40              1,280
experience at this institution?                              Poor                          2.0%             3.0%
                                                             Fair                          16.6%            15.9%
                                                             Good                          47.9%            54.8%
                                                             Excellent                     33.5%            26.3%
If you could start over again, would you go to the           Total                  40              1,280
SAME INSTITUTION you are now attending?                      Definitely no                 3.9%             5.7%
                                                             Probably no                   15.5%            15.1%
If you could start over again, would you go to the
SAME INSTITUTION you are now attending?

                                                                Probably yes                              29.0%            41.6%
                                                                Definitely yes                            51.6%            37.6%
* The Chi-square statistic is significant at the 0.05 level.
a More than 20% of cells in this subtable have expected cell counts less than 5. Chi-square results may be invalid.
b Some cell counts in this subtable are not integers. They were rounded to the nearest integer before the computation of Chi-square test.
c The minimum expected cell count in this subtable is less than one. Chi-square results may be invalid.
                                                   Class rank
                                                                        Senior


                                                                                 Chi Square
Academic Activities                                                                  Sig.
Asked questions in class or contributed to class           Total                  .116(b)
discussions                                                Never
                                                           Sometimes
                                                           Often
                                                           Very often
Made a class presentation                                  Total                  .013(*,b)
                                                           Never
                                                           Sometimes
                                                           Often
                                                           Very often
Come to class without completing readings or               Total                  .229(b)
assignments                                                Never
                                                           Sometimes
                                                           Often
                                                           Very often
Discussed ideas from your readings or classes with         Total                  .959(b)
others outside of class (students, family members, co-     Never
workers, etc.)                                             Sometimes
                                                           Often
                                                           Very often
Worked with other students on projects DURING              Total                  .388(b)
CLASS                                                      Never
                                                           Sometimes
                                                           Often
                                                           Very often
Worked with classmates OUTSIDE OF CLASS to                 Total                  .719(b)
prepare class assignments                                  Never
                                                           Sometimes
                                                           Often
                                                           Very often
Tutored or taught other students (paid or voluntary)       Total                 .004(*,a,b)
                                                           Never
                                                           Sometimes
                                                           Often
                                                           Very often
Participated in a community-based project (e.g.,           Total                  .102(a,b)
service learning) as part of a regular course              Never
                                                           Sometimes
                                                           Often
                                                           Very often

                                                   Class rank
                                                                        Senior


                                                                                 Chi Square
Use of IT                                                                            Sig.
Used an electronic medium (listserv, chat group,                Total                  .612(b)
Internet, instant messaging, etc.) to discuss or                Never
complete an assignment                                          Sometimes
                                                                Often
                                                                Very often
Used e-mail to communicate with an instructor                   Total                  .877(c,b)
                                                                Never
                                                                Sometimes
                                                                Often
                                                                Very often

                                                        Class rank
                                                                             Senior


                                                                                      Chi Square
Experiences with Diversity                                                                Sig.
Included diverse perspectives (different races,         Total                          .012(*,b)
religions, genders, political beliefs, etc.) in class   Never
discussions or writing assignments                      Sometimes
                                                        Often
                                                        Very often
Had serious conversations with students of a different Total                           .404(b)
race or ethnicity than your own                         Never
                                                        Sometimes
                                                        Often
                                                        Very often
Had serious conversations with students who are very Total                             .832(b)
different from you in terms of their religious beliefs, Never
political opinions, or personal values                  Sometimes
                                                        Often
                                                        Very often

                                                        Class rank
                                                                             Senior



                                                                                      Chi Square
Interactions with Faculty                                                                 Sig.
Discussed grades or assignments with an instructor              Total                  .394(b)
                                                                Never
                                                                Sometimes
                                                                Often
                                                                Very often
Talked about career plans with a faculty member or              Total                  .947(b)
advisor                                                         Never
                                                                Sometimes
                                                                Often
                                                                Very often
Discussed ideas from your readings or classes with              Total                  .225(b)
faculty members outside of class                                Never
                                                                Sometimes
                                                                Often
Discussed ideas from your readings or classes with
faculty members outside of class



                                                        Very often
Received prompt feedback from faculty on your           Total                   .113(b)
academic performance (written or oral)                  Never
                                                        Sometimes
                                                        Often
                                                        Very often
Worked harder than you thought you could to meet an     Total                   .400(b)
instructor's standards or expectations                  Never
                                                        Sometimes
                                                        Often
                                                        Very often
Worked with faculty members on activities other than    Total                   .464(a,b)
coursework (committees, orientation, student life       Never
activities, etc.)                                       Sometimes
                                                        Often
                                                        Very often

                                                Class rank
                                                                      Senior



                                                                               Chi Square
Critical Thinking Skills                                                           Sig.
Put together ideas or concepts from different courses Total                     .190(b)
when completing assignments or during class           Never
discussions                                           Sometimes
                                                      Often
                                                      Very often
Coursework emphasized: MEMORIZING facts, ideas        Total                     .492(b)
or methods from your courses and readings so you can Very little
repeat them in pretty much the same form              Some
                                                      Quite a bit
                                                      Very much
Coursework emphasized: ANALYZING the basic            Total                     .477(c,b)
elements of an idea, experience, or theory, such as   Very little
examining a particular case or situation in depth and
considering its components                            Some
                                                      Quite a bit
                                                        Very much
Coursework emphasized: SYNTHESIZING and                 Total                   .893(b)
organizing ideas, information, or experiences into new, Very little
more complex interpretations and relationships          Some
                                                        Quite a bit
                                                        Very much
Coursework emphasized: MAKING JUDGMENTS                 Total                   .144(b)
about the value of information, arguments, or methods,
                                                        Very little
such as examining how others gathered and
interpreted data and assessing the soundness of their Some
conclusions
                                                        Quite a bit
                                                        Very much
Coursework emphasized: APPLYING theories or             Total                   .491(b)
concepts to practical problems or in new situations     Very little
Coursework emphasized: APPLYING theories or
concepts to practical problems or in new situations
                                                         Some
                                                         Quite a bit
                                                         Very much

                                                Class rank
                                                                       Senior



                                                                                Chi Square
Challenging Exams                                                                   Sig.
Mark the box that best represents the extent to which    Total                  .735(a,c,b)
your examinations during the current school year         Very little
challenged you to do your best work.                     2
                                                         3
                                                         4
                                                         5
                                                         6
                                                         Very much

                                                Class rank
                                                                       Senior



                                                                                Chi Square
Reading and Writing Assignments                                                     Sig.
Prepared two or more drafts of a paper or assignment     Total                    .617(b)
before turning it in                                     Never
                                                         Sometimes
                                                         Often
                                                         Very often
Worked on a paper or project that required integrating   Total                   .001(*,b)
ideas or information from various sources                Never
                                                         Sometimes
                                                         Often
                                                         Very often
Number of assigned textbooks, books, or book-length      Total                   .143(c,b)
packs of course readings                                 None
                                                         Between 1 and 4
                                                         Between 5 and 10
                                                         Between 11 and 20
                                                         More than 20
Number of books read on your own (not assigned) for      Total                  .038(*,a,b)
personal enjoyment or academic enrichment                None
                                                         Between 1 and 4
                                                         Between 5 and 10
                                                         Between 11 and 20
                                                         More than 20
Number of written papers or reports of 20 PAGES OR       Total                  .016(*,a,c,b)
MORE                                                     None
                                                         Between 1 and 4
                                                         Between 5 and 10
                                                         Between 11 and 20
                                                         More than 20
Number of written papers or reports BETWEEN 5 AND Total                           .001(*,a,b)
19 PAGES                                          None
                                                  Between 1 and 4
                                                  Between 5 and 10
                                                  Between 11 and 20
                                                  More than 20
Number of written papers or reports of FEWER THAN Total                           .016(*,a,b)
5 PAGES                                           None
                                                  Between 1 and 4
                                                  Between 5 and 10
                                                  Between 11 and 20
                                                  More than 20

                                                   Class rank
                                                                         Senior



                                                                                  Chi Square
Read and Writing Cont'd                                                               Sig.
Number of problem sets that take you MORE than an          Total                  .004(*,a,b)
hour to complete                                           None
                                                           1-2
                                                           3-4
                                                           5-6
                                                           More than 6
Number of problem sets that take you LESS than an          Total                   .876(a,b)
hour to complete                                           None
                                                           1-2
                                                           3-4
                                                           5-6
                                                           More than 6

                                                   Class rank
                                                                         Senior



                                                                                  Chi Square
Extra-curricular Activities                                                           Sig.
Attended an art exhibit, gallery, play, dance, or other    Total                   .555(b)
theater performance                                        Never
                                                           Sometimes
                                                           Often
                                                           Very often
Exercised or participated in physical fitness activities   Total                   .353(b)
                                                           Never
                                                           Sometimes
                                                           Often
                                                           Very often
Participated in activities to enhance your spirituality    Total                   .764(b)
(worship, meditation, prayer, etc.)                        Never
                                                           Sometimes
                                                           Often
Participated in activities to enhance your spirituality
(worship, meditation, prayer, etc.)



                                                           Very often

                                                   Class rank
                                                                           Senior



                                                                                    Chi Square
Enriching Educational Experiences                                                       Sig.
Practicum, internship, field experience, co-op             Total                     .638(b)
experience, or clinical assignment                         Have not decided
                                                           Do not plan to do
                                                           Plan to do
                                                           Done
Community service or volunteer work                        Total                     .003(*,b)
                                                           Have not decided
                                                           Do not plan to do
                                                           Plan to do
                                                           Done
Participate in a learning community or some other          Total                     .515(b)
formal program where groups of students take two or        Have not decided
more classes together                                      Do not plan to do
                                                           Plan to do
                                                           Done
Work on a research project with a faculty member           Total                     .459(b)
outside of course or program requirements                  Have not decided
                                                           Do not plan to do
                                                           Plan to do
                                                           Done
Foreign language coursework                                Total                     .778(a,b)
                                                           Have not decided
                                                           Do not plan to do
                                                           Plan to do
                                                           Done
Study abroad                                               Total                     .365(b)
                                                           Have not decided
                                                           Do not plan to do
                                                           Plan to do
                                                           Done
Independent study or self-designed major                   Total                     .439(a,b)
                                                           Have not decided
                                                           Do not plan to do
                                                           Plan to do
                                                           Done
Culminating senior experience (comprehensive exam,         Total                     .843(b)
capstone course, thesis, project, etc.)                    Have not decided
                                                           Do not plan to do
                                                           Plan to do
                                                           Done

                                                   Class rank
                                                                           Senior
                                                                                        Chi Square
Quality of Relationships                                                                    Sig.
Quality: Your relationships with other students           Total                         .306(a,c,b)
                                                          Unfriendly, Unsupportive,
                                                          Sense of Alienation
                                                          2
                                                          3
                                                          4
                                                          5
                                                          6
                                                          Friendly, Supportive, Sense
                                                          of Belonging
Quality: Your relationships with faculty members          Total                         .689(a,c,b)
                                                          Unavailable, Unhelpful,
                                                          Unsympathetic
                                                          2
                                                          3
                                                          4
                                                          5
                                                          6
                                                          Available, Helpful,
                                                          Sympathetic
Quality: Your relationships with administrative           Total                          .768(a,b)
personnel and offices                                     Unhelpful, Inconsiderate,
                                                          Rigid
                                                          2
                                                          3
                                                          4
                                                          5
                                                          6
                                                          Helpful, Considerate,
                                                          Flexible

                                                  Class rank
                                                                          Senior


                                                                                        Chi Square
Time Spent on Activities                                                                    Sig.
Hours per 7-day week spent preparing for class            Total                         .409(a,c,b)
(studying, reading, writing, doing homework or lab        0
work, analyzing data, rehearsing, and other academic      1-5
activities)                                               6-10
                                                          11-15
                                                          16-20
                                                          21-25
                                                          26-30
                                                          More than 30
Hours per 7-day week spent working for pay ON             Total                         .402(a,c,b)
CAMPUS                                                    0
                                                          1-5
                                                          6-10
                                                          11-15
Hours per 7-day week spent working for pay ON
CAMPUS




                                                         16-20
                                                         21-25
                                                         26-30
                                                         More than 30
Hours per 7-day week spent working for pay OFF           Total                   .041(*,a,b)
CAMPUS                                                   0
                                                         1-5
                                                         6-10
                                                         11-15
                                                         16-20
                                                         21-25
                                                         26-30
                                                         More than 30

                                                 Class rank
                                                                        Senior


                                                                                 Chi Square
Time Spent on Activities cont'd                                                      Sig.
Hours per 7-day week spent participating in co-          Total                   .852(a,c,b)
curricular activities (organizations, campus             0
publications, student government, social fraternity or   1-5
sorority, intercollegiate or intramural sports, etc.)    6-10
                                                         11-15
                                                         16-20
                                                         21-25
                                                         26-30
                                                         More than 30
Hours per 7-day week spent relaxing and socializing      Total                   .233(a,c,b)
(watching TV, partying, exercising, etc.)                0
                                                         1-5
                                                         6-10
                                                         11-15
                                                         16-20
                                                         21-25
                                                         26-30
                                                         More than 30
Hours per 7-day week spent providing care for            Total                   .243(a,c,b)
dependents living with you (parents, children, spouse,   0
etc.)                                                    1-5
                                                         6-10
                                                         11-15
                                                         16-20
                                                         21-25
                                                         26-30
                                                         More than 30
Hours per 7-day week spent commuting to class            Total                   .732(a,c,b)
(driving, walking, etc.)                                 0
                                                         1-5
                                                         6-10
                                                         11-15
                                                         16-20
Hours per 7-day week spent commuting to class
(driving, walking, etc.)




                                                         21-25
                                                         26-30
                                                         More than 30

                                                 Class rank
                                                                        Senior


                                                                                 Chi Square
Institutional Emphasis and Support                                                   Sig.
Institutional emphasis: Spending significant amounts of Total                     .898(b)
time studying and on academic work                      Very little
                                                        Some
                                                        Quite a bit
                                                        Very much
Institutional emphasis: Providing the support you need Total                      .532(b)
to help you succeed academically                        Very little
                                                        Some
                                                        Quite a bit
                                                        Very much
Institutional emphasis: Encouraging contact among       Total                     .233(b)
students from different economic, social, and racial or Very little
ethnic backgrounds                                      Some
                                                        Quite a bit
                                                        Very much
Institutional emphasis: Helping you cope with your non- Total                     .303(a,b)
academic responsibilities (work, family, etc.)          Very little
                                                        Some
                                                        Quite a bit
                                                        Very much
Institutional emphasis: Providing the support you need Total                      .220(b)
to thrive socially                                      Very little
                                                        Some
                                                        Quite a bit
                                                        Very much
Institutional emphasis: Attending campus events and     Total                     .246(b)
activities (special speakers, cultural performances,    Very little
athletic events, etc.)                                  Some
                                                        Quite a bit
                                                        Very much
Institutional emphasis: Using computers in academic     Total                    .212(a,c,b)
work                                                    Very little
                                                        Some
                                                        Quite a bit
                                                        Very much

                                                 Class rank
                                                                        Senior


                                                                                 Chi Square
Educational and Personal Growth                                                      Sig.
Institutional contribution: Acquiring a broad general    Total                    .648(b)
education
Institutional contribution: Acquiring a broad general
education                                                   Very little
                                                            Some
                                                            Quite a bit
                                                            Very much
Institutional contribution: Acquiring job or work-related Total                      .279(b)
knowledge and skills                                        Very little
                                                            Some
                                                            Quite a bit
                                                            Very much
Institutional contribution: Writing clearly and effectively Total                    .897(b)
                                                            Very little
                                                            Some
                                                            Quite a bit
                                                            Very much
Institutional contribution: Speaking clearly and            Total                    .285(b)
effectively                                                 Very little
                                                            Some
                                                            Quite a bit
                                                            Very much
Institutional contribution: Thinking critically and         Total                    .510(c,b)
analytically                                                Very little
                                                            Some
                                                            Quite a bit
                                                            Very much
Institutional contribution: Analyzing quantitative          Total                    .000(*,b)
problems                                                    Very little
                                                            Some
                                                            Quite a bit
                                                            Very much
Institutional contribution: Using computing and             Total                    .837(b)
information technology                                      Very little
                                                            Some
                                                            Quite a bit
                                                            Very much
Institutional contribution: Working effectively with        Total                    .167(b)
others                                                      Very little
                                                            Some
                                                            Quite a bit
                                                            Very much

                                                     Class rank
                                                                           Senior



                                                                                    Chi Square
Educational and Personal Growth cont'd                                                  Sig.
Institutional contribution: Voting in local, state, or       Total                   .507(b)
national elections                                           Very little
                                                             Some
                                                             Quite a bit
                                                             Very much
Institutional contribution: Learning effectively on your     Total                   .341(b)
own                                                          Very little
Institutional contribution: Learning effectively on your
own
                                                             Some
                                                             Quite a bit
                                                             Very much
Institutional contribution: Understanding yourself           Total                     .749(b)
                                                             Very little
                                                             Some
                                                             Quite a bit
                                                             Very much
Institutional contribution: Understanding people of          Total                     .252(b)
other racial and ethnic backgrounds                          Very little
                                                             Some
                                                             Quite a bit
                                                             Very much
Institutional contribution: Solving complex real-world       Total                     .923(b)
problems                                                     Very little
                                                             Some
                                                             Quite a bit
                                                             Very much
Institutional contribution: Developing a personal code       Total                     .129(b)
of values and ethics                                         Very little
                                                             Some
                                                             Quite a bit
                                                             Very much
Institutional contribution: Contributing to the welfare of   Total                     .364(b)
your community                                               Very little
                                                             Some
                                                             Quite a bit
                                                             Very much
Institutional contribution: Developing a deepened            Total                     .264(a,b)
sense of spirituality                                        Very little
                                                             Some
                                                             Quite a bit
                                                             Very much

                                                   Class rank
                                                                             Senior



                                                                                      Chi Square
                                                                                          Sig.
Overall, how would you evaluate the quality of               Total                     .663(b)
academic advising you have received at your                  Poor
institution?                                                 Fair
                                                             Good
                                                             Excellent
How would you evaluate your entire educational               Total                     .787(b)
experience at this institution?                              Poor
                                                             Fair
                                                             Good
                                                             Excellent
If you could start over again, would you go to the           Total                     .324(b)
SAME INSTITUTION you are now attending?                      Definitely no
                                                             Probably no
If you could start over again, would you go to the
SAME INSTITUTION you are now attending?

                                                                Probably yes
                                                                Definitely yes
* The Chi-square statistic is significant at the 0.05 level.
a More than 20% of cells in this subtable have expected cell counts less than 5. Chi-square results may be invalid.
b Some cell counts in this subtable are not integers. They were rounded to the nearest integer before the computation of Chi-square test.
c The minimum expected cell count in this subtable is less than one. Chi-square results may be invalid.
                                                                                             MPS
                                                                               First-year               Senior
Demographics                                                               n            %           n
Institution reported: Gender                Total                          30                      44
                                            Male                                     46.0%
                                            Female                                   54.0%
Institution reported: Race or ethnicity     Total                          30                      44
                                            African American/Black                   17.3%
                                            American Indian/Alaska
                                                                                      3.9%
                                            Native
                                            Asian/Pacific Islander                    9.6%
                                            Caucasian/White                          63.5%
                                            Hispanic                                  0.0%
                                            Other                                     0.0%
                                            Multi-racial/ethnic                       5.8%
                                            Foreign                                   0.0%
                                            Unknown                                   0.0%
Did you begin college at your current       Total                          29                      40
institution or elsewhere?                   Started here                             90.1%
                                            Started elsewhere                         9.9%
Thinking about this current academic        Total                          29                      40
term, how would you characterize your       Less than full-time                      0.0%
enrollment?                                 Full-time                               100.0%
Are you a member of a social fraternity or Total                           29                      40
sorority?                                   No                                      100.0%
                                            Yes                                      0.0%
Are you a student-athlete on a team         Total                          29                      40
sponsored by your institution's athletics   No                                       96.0%
department?                                 Yes                                       4.0%
What have most of your grades been up Total                                29                      40
to now at this institution?                 C- or lower                               0.0%
                                            C                                         0.0%
                                            C+                                        3.0%
                                            B-                                        9.9%
                                            B                                        42.6%
                                            B+                                       17.8%
                                            A-                                       14.9%
                                            A                                        11.8%
Which of the following best describes       Total                          29                      40
where you are living now while attending Dormitory or other campus                   86.1%
college?                                    Residence (house,
                                            apartment, etc.) within                   3.0%
                                            WALKING DISTANCE
                                            Residence (house,
                                            apartment, etc.) within                  10.9%
                                            DRIVING DISTANCE
                                            Fraternity or sorority house              0.0%
What is the highest level of education that Total                          29                      40
your parent(s) completed? (Mark one box Did not finish high school                    4.0%
per column.) - Father                       Graduated from high school
                                                                                      5.9%
What is the highest level of education that
your parent(s) completed? (Mark one box
per column.) - Father

                                            Attended college but did not
                                                                                  31.7%
                                            complete degree
                                            Completed an associate's
                                                                                  14.9%
                                            degree (A.A., A.S., etc.)
                                            Completed a bachelor's
                                                                                  23.8%
                                            degree (B.A., B.S., etc.)
                                            Completed a master's
                                                                                  11.8%
                                            degree (M.A., M.S., etc.)
                                            Completed a doctoral
                                            degree (Ph.D., J.D., M.D.,            7.9%
                                            etc.)
What is the highest level of education that Total                            29           40
your parent(s) completed? (Mark one box Did not finish high school                4.0%
per column.) - Mother                       Graduated from high school
                                                                                  24.8%
                                              Attended college but did not
                                                                                  13.9%
                                              complete degree
                                              Completed an associate's
                                                                                  10.9%
                                              degree (A.A., A.S., etc.)
                                              Completed a bachelor's
                                                                                  36.6%
                                              degree (B.A., B.S., etc.)
                                              Completed a master's
                                                                                  9.9%
                                              degree (M.A., M.S., etc.)
                                              Completed a doctoral
                                              degree (Ph.D., J.D., M.D.,          0.0%
                                              etc.)
MPS
      Senior
               %

          53.8%
          46.2%

           4.4%
           0.0%
          43.3%
          35.4%
           7.9%
           0.0%
           9.0%
           0.0%
           0.0%

          69.3%
          30.7%

          16.3%
          83.7%

          93.2%
           6.8%

         100.0%
          0.0%

           0.0%
           4.8%
           7.9%
           9.6%
          27.6%
          15.5%
          12.4%
          22.2%

          15.2%

          43.4%


          41.4%

           0.0%

           4.8%
           6.8%
11.5%

12.4%

38.6%

16.1%


9.9%


4.8%
22.0%

13.5%

19.2%

28.2%

7.6%


4.8%
                                                                                        MPS
                                                                           First-year              Senior
Additional Questions                                                   n            %          n            %
Consider the size of the LOWER-           Total                        29                     40
DIVISION classes you've taken at this     Far larger than you'd like             15.9%                 22.0%
university. Have they generally been:     Somewhat larger                        22.7%                 40.3%
                                          OK in size                             61.4%                 37.7%
                                          Smaller than you'd like                 0.0%                  0.0%
Consider the size of the UPPER-           Total                        20                     40
DIVISION classes you've taken at this     Far larger than you'd like             14.5%                  2.8%
university - have they generally been:    Somewhat larger                        14.5%                  9.6%
                                          OK in size                             66.7%                 85.6%
                                          Smaller than you'd like                 4.3%                  2.0%
How would you rate the quality of         Total                        29                     39
instruction in LOWER-DIVISION             Poor                                   10.9%                  0.0%
courses?                                  Fair                                   34.7%                 62.3%
                                          Good                                   43.5%                 32.8%
                                          Excellent                              10.9%                  4.9%
How would you rate the quality of         Total                        18                     40
instruction in UPPER-DIVISION courses?    Poor                                   11.1%                  0.0%
                                          Fair                                   27.0%                 19.2%
                                          Good                                   27.0%                 47.3%
                                          Excellent                              35.0%                 33.5%
Would you say that the courses you need   Total                        21                     40
to take for your MAJOR have been          Hardly ever                             0.0%                  0.0%
available:                                Some of the time                       27.0%                 19.2%
                                          Most of the time                       33.8%                 42.5%
                                          Always or nearly always                39.2%                 38.3%
Would you say that the courses you need   Total                        28                     40
to take for your GENERAL EDUCATION        Hardly ever                             4.1%                  2.0%
REQUIREMENTS have been available:         Some of the time                       19.6%                 20.3%
                                          Most of the time                       50.5%                 54.7%
                                          Always or nearly always                25.8%                 23.1%
How would you rate the academic quality   Total                        28                     40
of this university IN GENERAL?            Poor                                    0.0%                  2.0%
                                          Fair                                   13.4%                  8.7%
                                          Good                                   47.4%                 71.3%
                                          Excellent                              39.2%                 18.0%
How would you rate the academic quality   Total                        23                     40
of your MAJOR PROGRAM?                    Poor                                    0.0%                  0.0%
                                          Fair                                   17.3%                 10.7%
                                          Good                                   58.1%                 42.5%
                                          Excellent                              24.7%                 46.8%
How would you rate the quality of         Total                        28                     40
academic advising you have received       Poor                                    7.2%                  7.6%
from your college or department at this   Fair                                   32.0%                 28.2%
university?                               Good                                   47.4%                 34.6%
                                          Excellent                              13.4%                 29.6%
How would you rate this university's      Total                        28                     36
responsiveness to student academic        Poor                                    4.1%                 16.2%
problems?                                 Fair                                   44.3%                 39.3%
                                          Good                                   40.2%                 35.2%
How would you rate this university's
responsiveness to student academic
problems?

                                          Excellent                               11.4%        9.4%
During the past year, from what source    Total                              29           40
did you receive MOST of your academic     Advisors in your college or             46.5%        54.9%
advising?                                 Instructors/staff members
                                          not formally assigned as                9.9%         9.6%
                                          advisors
                                          Online registration and
                                                                                  14.9%        23.1%
                                          degree tracking system
                                          Undergraduate catalog or
                                                                                  0.0%         2.0%
                                          other publications
                                          Friends or Family                       17.8%        7.6%
                                          Not applicable                          10.9%        2.8%
The advisor(s) in your college or         Total                              28           38
department is(are) available when you     Strongly disagree                        7.2%         0.0%
need to see her/him(them).                Disagree                                 0.0%        13.4%
                                          Agree                                   79.4%        61.5%
                                          Strongly agree                          13.4%        25.1%
The information you've received from      Total                              29           40
academic advisors has been accurate       Strongly disagree                        7.9%         2.0%
and up to date.                           Disagree                                 8.9%        11.5%
                                          Agree                                   69.3%        53.8%
                                          Strongly agree                          13.9%        28.7%
                                          Not applicable                           0.0%         3.9%
At this university students have to run   Total                              29           40
around from one place to another to get   Strongly disagree                        0.0%         4.8%
the information or approvals they need.   Disagree                                19.8%        10.4%
                                          Agree                                   41.6%        43.4%
                                          Strongly agree                          25.8%        39.4%
                                          Not applicable                          12.9%         2.0%
Do you expect to complete a bachelor's    Total                              29           40
degree?                                   I may well not complete a               4.0%         0.0%
                                          At another college or
                                                                                  6.9%         0.0%
                                          university
                                          At this university in more
                                                                                  4.0%         17.5%
                                          than 5 years total
                                          At this [univ] in more than 4
                                          years but within 5 years total          26.7%        27.0%

                                          At this university in a total of
                                                                                  58.4%        55.5%
                                          4 years or less
Within one year of ending your            Total                              29           40
undergraduate studies do you plan to      Attend graduate or                      53.5%        34.9%
                                          Be employed (including self-
                                          and part-time employment)               8.9%         46.8%

                                          Attend [grad/prof'l] school
                                          and be employed at the                  27.7%        4.8%
                                          same time
                                          Take time off, have/raise a
                                                                                  0.0%         4.8%
                                          family, relax, travel, etc.
                                          I am not at all sure what I
                                                                                  9.9%         8.7%
                                          will be doing
Which of the following factors, if any,     Total                         29           40
poses the biggest obstacle to your          Money, work obligations,           23.8%        28.7%
academic progress?                          Family obligations                 14.9%        11.5%
                                            Difficulties getting the
                                                                               4.0%         2.0%
                                            courses you need
                                            Lack of good academic
                                                                               0.0%         5.9%
                                            advising
                                            Lack of personal motivation
                                                                               27.7%        14.6%
                                            No real obstacles                  29.7%        37.2%
What is your primary reason for working     Total                         29           40
for pay (either on- or off- campus)?        To gain knowledge/skills           12.9%        14.4%
                                            To earn money for basic
                                                                               42.6%        44.2%
                                            expenses
                                            To earn extra spending
                                                                               14.9%        7.6%
                                            money
                                            For something to do                 0.0%         2.0%
                                            I don't work for pay               29.7%        31.8%
While attending this university how often   Total                         28           40
have you been challenged to do the very     Never                               0.0%         0.0%
best you can?                               Seldom                             14.3%         8.7%
                                            Some of the time                   34.7%        41.7%
                                            Most of the time                   51.0%        49.6%
Most of the time, professors in my          Total                         29           40
courses make it clear what they expect      Strongly disagree                   0.0%         0.0%
me to learn                                 Disagree                            9.9%        10.7%
                                            Agree                              48.5%        68.2%
                                            Strongly agree                     41.6%        21.1%

				
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