Student Entry Survey
 
Please answer the questions below.
Your Name:
 
Email Address
Student Age:
Year (Ex:Junior):
Hometown:
 
Former High School:
 
1) How did you hear of the Academy? (Check all that apply)

Brought to my attention by my parents
High school counselor
Information mailed directly from the Academy
Friends/word of mouth
Former/current Academy student
Radio/print advertisement
Duke TIP program
Academy staff visit to your high school
Academy staff visit to a PROBE fair
Website
Academy Regional Meeting (GA Tech, Alpharetta Library)
Preview Day at UWG
YSI
Other:

 
2) If you heard of The Academy through more than one source:
Which one was first?
Which source had the most impact? Why?  
 
3) Did you bring The Academy to your parent's attention or vice versa?
You brought it to your parent's attention
Your parents brought it to your attention
Both
 
4) What was the motivation for seeking an academic alternative to high school?
 
5) What other options were you considering in addition to the Academy or other alternatives to traditional high school? (Check all that apply)
AP courses at high school
IB courses at high school
Private School
Magnet School
Other:
 
6) How satisfied were you with your experience in your old high school?
Very satisfied
Somewhat satisfied
Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
Somewhat dissatisfied
Very dissatisfied
Please Explain:
 
7) Why did you ultimately choose to attend the Advanced Academy? (Check all that apply)
Get two years of college credit
Better educational opportunities than existed in high school
Atmosphere and community, the benefits of residential program/college-like experience
Change to get away from home/freedom
Parental urging
Unhappy at current high school
Other:
Which Selection Made The Most Significant Impact:
Please Explain:
 
8) Did you receive materials from a program similar to the Academy? If yes, what programs were heard from? How did they reach you?
 
9) If you seriously considered a similar program, why did you choose the Academy? (Check all that apply)
Cost
Geographic Location
Residential Program
Located at a Four-Year-University
Research Opportunities
Other:
Please Explain:
 
10) Do you anticipate that you will apply to an institution other than UWG to complete undergraduate work?
Yes
No
If yes, where:
University System of Georgia School
School where Advanced Academy credit will definitely be counted
Private liberal arts college / university (Ivey League, Duke, Stanford, Williams, etc)
Other:
 
11) What subjects are your most interested in studying, both now and in the future? (Check all that apply)
Humanities
Foreign Language
English
Languages
Religion
Philosophy
Social Sciences:
Sociology
History
Economics
Psychology
Geography
Anthropology
Science and Math:
Math
Chemistry
Biology
Physics
Geology
Arts / Performance
Visual Art
Music
Theatre
Business
Finance
Accounting
Management
Business Information Systems
Education
Early Childhood
Middle Grades
Secondary Education
Other Area:
 
12) What is your primary concern upon entering the Academy?
Difficult course work
Meeting new friends
Time management
Being away from home
Other:
Please Explain:
 
13) Is there anything else about the Academy that hasn't been covered in this survey that you would like to discuss?
 
14) Do you have any recruitment suggestions?