ACADEMIC ADVISING SURVEY
To be completed and returned prior to your SOAR event
At your Spring/Summer Orientation and Registration (SOAR) event, you will meet with an academic adviser and plan your course schedule for fall
term. To help your adviser prepare some possible options, please answer the following questions and rank your academic interests on the second
page of this form.
It is very important that you return this survey as soon as possible, but no later than one week before your SOAR event. Submit the form via the
button on the bottom of page two.
As you enter college, what academic strengths are you confident about possessing?
What academic weaknesses in your background worry you?
We recognize that you and many of your classmates are “undecided” at this point; however, if you had to choose a major right now, what would it be?
Do you have a particular academic interest area that you wish to focus on during your first year at Transy?
Are there any areas of study you wish to avoid during your first term?
Most everyone is nervous about his/her first year of college. What makes you anxious when you think about attending Transy?
How much confidence do you have in your writing skills as you enter college? Rank 1-5 (1 = None, 5 = Extremely Confident)
Regarding foreign language (check those that apply):
What language did you take in high school?
What was the highest level (not number of years) of that language you completed?
What language do you plan to pursue in college?
Please list in order of preference the extracurricular activities you are most likely to pursue at Transylvania:
Are you participating in intercollegiate athletics at Transy? If so, which sport(s