What You Need to Know Before You Go
By the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE)
March 10, 2009
Find out what you need to know before you go to college.
The National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) studies and measures how students interact and engage with their colleges, specifically academic programs and extracurricular activities that can be found on campus. Drawing from their experiences in observing how students can get the most of their total college experience, NSSE has developed a series of questions to ask prospective colleges as you make your final choice.
The questions are separated into sections, including:
- Academic Challenge
- Active Learning
- Student-Faculty Interaction
- Enriching Educational Experiences
- Supportive Campus Environment
Visit NSSE’s Web site for more information on their guide, “A Pocket Guide to Choosing a College: Are You Asking the Right Questions” or download the guide (.pdf).
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