ERIC Number: ED030425
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1969-Mar
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A Study of Intent of Yavapai County High School Seniors Concerning Yavapai College.
Yavapai Coll., Prescott, AZ.
This survey of 413 students in the seven county high schools provided Yavapai College with data to help it plan student personnel services. It collected data on (1) how many seniors planned to enroll in fall 1969; (2) the course they planned to take; (3) whether it was transfer or occupational; (4) whether they would attend full- or part-time; (5) what degree, if any, they aspired to; (6) what specific occupational courses they wanted; (7) where they planned to live and eat; (8) how many would have cars; (9) preferences in extracurricular activities; (10) financial aid needed, if any; (11) other student characteristics. The students received a manual explaining the programs and answered a 15-item questionnaire. Among the findings: (1) 50% did not plan to attend college, 20% planned to do so, 30% were uncertain; (2) first choice of program was liberal arts (9%), second was secretary (8.5%), third were data processing and nursing (5.3% each); (3) 53% wanted a transfer course, 47% an occupational; (4) nearly 80% planned to enroll full-time; (5) 66% aimed for an Associate Arts degree, 34% for the 1-year certificate, none for the 2-year certificate; (6) about 15% would live on campus; (7) 87% expected to have a car; (8) 33 would need a scholarship, 25 a loan, 11 a grant, and 24 a work-study program; (9) 82% expected to work part-time; (10) of 40 suggested extracurricular activities, sports were most popular--swimming, football, and basketball receiving together nearly 33% of the votes. [Not available in hard copy due to marginal legibility of original document]. (HH)
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Authoring Institution: Yavapai Coll., Prescott, AZ.
Identifiers - Location: Arizona