ADVISOR’S INTERVIEW GUIDE AND ADVISING RECORD
A general guide only - to be completed by the faculty advisor.
Name Student Number
Major High School
Local Address Local Phone
SUGGESTED INTERVIEW TOPICS DATE ADVISOR’S NOTES
How are your classes going?
How many hours a week do you spend in preparation outside
Is anything disappointing/unsatisfactory to you at MSUM?
Is there anything you especially appreciate about MSUM?
Do you understand how your GPA is computed?
Do you work? Off campus/on? How many hours?
Do you live in the residence halls? Are you able to study?
Do you like the residence halls/off campus housing?
Do you participate in extra-curricular activities? Would you
Do you understand the requirements?
Which Dragon Core courses would you especially like to take?
What would you like to be doing 10 years from now?
Do you plan to get a degree at MSUM? Which courses do you
plan to take next semester?
Should consider Personal Development 103 “Career and Life
Which major(s) are you considering?
Do you feel pressured to choose a major?
FIRST SEMESTER FRESHMEN AND BEYOND
Besides relevant points from the above, go over the student’s
current transcript and discuss it.
Would you like special help with anything (tutoring, study
skills, test taking personal/social problems, or health)?
Academic and study skills help is available at the ARO (4318)
and its services.
Mental health services are available at the Counseling Center
(2227), upon advisor’s or student’s request..