Bryson Non-Academic Scales

We are trying to improve our professionals’ ability to provide services on campus to all students. Professional and student expectations are important considerations in actual satisfaction and success with service delivery systems. This investigation is an attempt at identifying issues and concerns of students by collecting information from students. Results will be reported for groups only; no individuals will be identified. Please answer all questions.

Name


A red asterisk (*) indicates required questions.


What is your DAWG Tag
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Your Age is


Your sex is
1: Male
2: Female


Your current academic level is:
9: High School Freshman
10: High School Sophomore
11: High School Junior
12: High School Senior
13: College Freshman
14: College Sophomore
15: College Junior
16: College Senior
17: Graduate Student


From this list of general program areas, select the one that represents your academic major or the field you most likely plan to enter.
1: Agriculture
2: Health Professions
3: Architecture
4: Business and Administration
5: Humanities
6: Communications
7: Social Sciences (Sociology, Psychology)
8: Computer Science
9: Mathematics
10: Education
11: Physical Science (Chemistry)
12: Biological Science (Zoology)
13: Cinema Photography
14: Engineering
15: Fine and Applied Arts
16: Applied Sciences (Aviation, Flight, Automotive Tech., Architecture)
17: Communication (Radio/TV, Journalism)
18: Human Services (Social Work, Criminal Justice)
19: Undecided
20: Other


Your race is:
1: Black (Afro-American, Negro)
2: White (not of Hispanic origin)
3: Oriental (Asian or Pacific Islander)
4: Hispanic (Latin American)
5: American Indian or Alaskan Native)


Your hometown residence is inside a:
1: Major city (for example: Chicago, St. Louis)
2: City smaller than a major city
3: Suburb near city
4: Small town
5: Rural area


Your estimated hometown population is:
1: Over 500,000
2: 100,000 to 499,999
3: 50,000 to 99,999
4: 10,000 to 49,999
5: Under 10,000


Your family’s estimated income is:
1: 100,000 and over
2: 75,000 to 99,999
3: 50,000 to 74,999
4: 20,000 to 49,999
5: 10,000 to 19,999
6: Under 9,999


How many members are in your family unit?
1: One
2: Two
3: Three
4: Four
5: Five
6: Six
7: Seven
8: Eight
9: More than eight


Mark the one response describing the educational background of your parent who has the most years of formal education.
1: Attended High School
2: Graduated from High School
3: Attended Community College
4: Graduated from a Community College
5: Attended four year College or University
6: Graduated from a four year College or University
7: Graduated from a College or University with a Graduate Degree
8: Graduated from a College or University with a Doctorate or Professional Degree


Mark the one response describing the number of different members in your family who have attended college.
1: My parent(s) have attended.
2: Only my brother(s) and/or sister(s) have attended.
3: I will be the first in my family to attend


Upon entering college, I plan to live in:
1: On campus residence hall
2: Off campus housing (apt., room or house)
3: Parent(s) or relative’s home
4: Married student housing
5: Other


What is the highest level of education you expect to complete?
1: Vocational or technical program (less than 2 years)
2: 2-year college degree
3: Bachelor’s degree (B.A., B.S. or equivalent)
4: Graduate degree
5: Professional level degree (M.S., Ph. D., etc.)


About 50% of university students typically leave before receiving a degree. If this should happen to you, what would be the most likely reason?
1: Accept a good job
2: Cost more than my family or I could afford
3: Marriage
4: Lack of interest
5: Lack of academic ability or insufficient reading or study skills
6: Suspension because of poor grades
7: Did not believe I was adequately prepared for college
8: Did not believe I was ready to attend this university
9: To transfer to another university


The University should use its influence to improve social conditions in the state.
1: Strongly Agree
2: Agree
3: Neutral
4: Disagree
5: Strongly Disagree


It should not be very hard to get a “B” (3.0) average at SIUC.
1: Strongly Agree
2: Agree
3: Neutral
4: Disagree
5: Strongly Disagree


I get easily discouraged when I try to do something and it doesn’t work.
1: Strongly Agree
2: Agree
3: Neutral
4: Disagree
5: Strongly Disagree


I am sometimes looked up to by others.
1: Strongly Agree
2: Agree
3: Neutral
4: Disagree
5: Strongly Disagree


If I run into problems concerning school, I have someone who would listen to me and help me.
1: Strongly Agree
2: Agree
3: Neutral
4: Disagree
5: Strongly Disagree


There is no use in doing things for people. You only find that they do not care for your help in the long run.
1: Strongly Agree
2: Agree
3: Neutral
4: Disagree
5: Strongly Disagree


In groups where I am comfortable, I am often looked to as a leader.
1: Strongly Agree
2: Agree
3: Neutral
4: Disagree
5: Strongly Disagree


I expect to have a harder time than most students at SIUC.
1: Strongly Agree
2: Agree
3: Neutral
4: Disagree
5: Strongly Disagree


Once I start something, I finish it.
1: Strongly Agree
2: Agree
3: Neutral
4: Disagree
5: Strongly Disagree


When I believe strongly in something, I act on it.
1: Strongly Agree
2: Agree
3: Neutral
4: Disagree
5: Strongly Disagree


I am as skilled academically as the average applicant to SIUC.
1: Strongly Agree
2: Agree
3: Neutral
4: Disagree
5: Strongly Disagree


I expect I will encounter racism (personal reactions towards me based on my race) while at SIUC.
1: Strongly Agree
2: Agree
3: Neutral
4: Disagree
5: Strongly Disagree


People can pretty easily persuade me to change my mind even though I thought my mind was already made up on the subject.
1: Strongly Agree
2: Agree
3: Neutral
4: Disagree
5: Strongly Disagree


My friends and relatives don’t feel I should to go college.
1: Strongly Agree
2: Agree
3: Neutral
4: Disagree
5: Strongly Disagree


My family has always wanted me to go to college.
1: Strongly Agree
2: Agree
3: Neutral
4: Disagree
5: Strongly Disagree


If course tutoring is made available on campus at no cost, I would attend regularly.
1: Strongly Agree
2: Agree
3: Neutral
4: Disagree
5: Strongly Disagree


I want a chance to prove myself academically.
1: Strongly Agree
2: Agree
3: Neutral
4: Disagree
5: Strongly Disagree


My high school grades don’t really reflect what I can do.
1: Strongly Agree
2: Agree
3: Neutral
4: Disagree
5: Strongly Disagree


I expect I will encounter sexism (personal reactions towards me based on my gender) while at SIUC.
1: Strongly Agree
2: Agree
3: Neutral
4: Disagree
5: Strongly Disagree


On the whole, I am satisfied with myself.
1: Strongly Agree
2: Agree
3: Disagree
4: Strongly Disagree


At times I think I am no good at all.
1: Strongly Agree
2: Agree
3: Disagree
4: Strongly Disagree


I feel that I have a number of good qualities
1: Strongly Agree
2: Agree
3: Disagree
4: Strongly Disagree


I feel I do not have much to be proud of.
1: Strongly Agree
2: Agree
3: Disagree
4: Strongly Disagree


I am able to do things as well as most people.
1: Strongly Agree
2: Agree
3: Disagree
4: Strongly Disagree


I certainly feel useless at times.
1: Strongly Agree
2: Agree
3: Disagree
4: Strongly Disagree


I feel that I am a person of worth, at least on an equal plane with others.
1: Strongly Agree
2: Agree
3: Disagree
4: Strongly Disagree


I wish I could have more respect for myself.
1: Strongly Agree
2: Agree
3: Disagree
4: Strongly Disagree


I take a positive attitude toward myself.
1: Strongly Agree
2: Agree
3: Disagree
4: Strongly Disagree


All in all, I am inclined to think that I am a failure.
1: Strongly Agree
2: Agree
3: Disagree
4: Strongly Disagree


Of the following remarks, which most represents the way you currently feel about your long-term future goals (such as: college, marriage, family, ambitions, careers, etc.)?
1: I am very confident in my decisions about my future goals
2: I am somewhat confident in decisions about my future goals
3: At this time, I am undecided/insecure about my future goals


How sure are you about your decision to attend SIUC?
1: I am very sure
2: I am fairly sure
3: I am not sure


How sure are you about your current choice of major or program of study?
1: I am very sure
2: I am fairly sure
3: I am not sure


How sure are you about your long-term career plans?
1: I am very sure
2: I am fairly sure
3: I am not sure


Of the following remarks, which most represents your level of participation in school or community organizations? (For example: clubs, teams, church/civic groups, etc.)
1: I generally participate as an officer or leader in the groups I join
2: I generally participate as a member in groups I join
3: I generally do not join or participate in school or community organizations