Eastern Oklahoma State College GEAR UP

Annual Student Survey: 2021-22




GEAR UP is a program at your school to help you learn about, and prepare for, college. The purpose of this survey is to help us learn how the GEAR UP Program can best serve you. Please answer the following questions about school and your future plans. The information you give is confidential. Your individual responses will not be shared with your teachers and will not affect your grades. Also, survey responses will be combined before they are presented.

If you have already completed the survey on paper, please do not submit this online version.





What school do you attend?
     


What grade are you in?
     


ACADEMIC INVOLVEMENT
  
1. What is the highest level of education that you would like to obtain?

2. What is the highest level of education that you expect to obtain?

3. How important to your future is getting an education beyond high school?

4a. Do you think you will go to college (e.g., a two-year, four-year, or technical/trade school)?

4b. If you answered No, what is the main reason?
 

KNOWLEDGE ABOUT COLLEGE

 
 
Yes
No
5. Do you know what courses you need to complete to graduate from high school?
6. Has anyone from your school or GEAR UP ever spoken with you about college entrance requirements?
7. Do you have enough information about college entrance requirements?
8. Has anyone from your school or GEAR UP ever spoken with you about the availability of financial aid to help you pay for college?
9. Do you have enough information about financial aid to help you plan to pay for college?
10. Do you feel you are organized with your time?
11. Do you feel supported in your educational choices/goals by your parents?
12. Do you feel supported in your educational choices/goals by your teachers?
13. Do you feel supported in your educational choices/goals by other adults at your school (e.g., mentors)?

14. How much do you think it costs to attend a four-year public college full-time in Oklahoma for one year? This only refers to the tuition costs and mandatory fees - NOT housing, books, or living expenses.

15. What is the application that needs to be completed in order to apply for federal financial aid at any public/private college or university?

16. Which of the following funding do you have to pay back?

Mark whether the following statements are true or false.
 
 
True
False
17. You can earn a bachelor’s degree at a two-year college or community college.
18. All majors are available at all universities.
19. You don’t have to choose a major before you begin post-secondary school.

 
 
Never/Almost never
Once in a while
Sometimes
Often
Always/Almost all the time
20. In the past 30 days, I came to class prepared.
21. In the past 30 days, I got my work done right away instead of waiting until the last minute.
22. In the past 30 days, I paid attention, even when there were distractions.
23. In the past 30 days, I worked by myself and stayed focused.
24. In the past 30 days, I stayed calm when others bothered or criticized me.
25. In the past 30 days, I allowed others to speak without interruption.
26. In the past 30 days, I was polite to adults and peers.
27. In the past 30 days, I kept my temper under control.
28. In the past 30 days, I got all of my homework done.
29. In the past 30 days, I studied for my tests.
30. In the past 30 days, I used social media (Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, YouTube, etc.) every day.
31. In the past 30 days, I ate an evening meal (supper, dinner) with my family.
32. In the past 30 days, I participated in after-school activities (sports, school clubs, etc.).
33. In the past 30 days, I had in-school or out-of-school suspension.

Mark whether you agree or disagree with the following statements.
 
 
Agree
Disagree
34. My intelligence is something that I can change.
35. Challenging myself will make me smarter.
36. There are some things I am not capable of learning.
37. I can meet all the learning goals my teachers set.
38. I can earn an A or B in my classes.
39. I can do well on all my tests, even when they are difficult.

40. In the past 30 days, how well did you listen to other people’s point of view?

41. In the past 30 days, how much did you care about other people’s feelings?

42. In the past 30 days, how often did you compliment others’ accomplishments?

43. In the past 30 days, how well did you get along with students who are different from you?

44. In the past 30 days, how clearly were you able to describe your feelings?

45. In the past 30 days, when others disagreed with you, how respectful were you of their views?

46. In the past 30 days, to what extent were you able to stand up for yourself without putting others down?

47. In the past 30 days, to what extent were you able to disagree with others without starting an argument?

48. I have participated in GEAR UP tutoring...

49. Which of the following has made it more difficult to participate in GEAR UP activities since the pandemic began? You may choose more than one answer:
 
 

50. Attending which of the following GEAR UP services WOULD BE helpful to you this year? (Mark all that apply)
 

51. Regarding any challenges you are currently facing, what resources do you need in order to ensure that you succeed in school? You may choose more than one.