This report presents findings from the fall, 2007, baseline survey of entering freshmen. The sample was of all entering freshmen, with or without college credit from high school, a total of 2392 students. There were 1484 online responses, and 302 phone responses, a total of 1786 (a 75% response rate). Survey topics included Summerstart, logistic confidence, motivation and expectations, academic and social engagement and challenges while in high school, a current assessment of academic skills and competencies, academic priorities and study strategies, and issues related to health, wellness and alcohol use.
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Subjects - Topical (LCSH)
College students--Washington (State)--Longitudinal studies
Subjects - Names (LCNAF)
Western Washington University--Freshmen--Longitudinal studies; Western Washington University--Students--Longitudinal studies
Title of Series
Technical and research reports (Western Washington University. Office of Institutional Assessment and Testing) ; 2008-07
McKinney, Gary (Gary Russell); Hartsoch, Beth; Bulcroft, Richard; Clark, Linda D. (Linda Darlene); and Trimble, Joseph E., "Western Educational Longitudinal Study (WELS) Baseline Survey of Freshmen Entering in the Fall, 2007" (2008). Office of Survey Research. 490.