2020 SONS Transfers - Part 1: Early Experiences

Transition into UC Berkeley
Academic and Personal Development
Goals and Aspirations
Berkeley Plans
Future Plans and Aspirations
Transfer College Experiences

Transition into UC Berkeley

Please rate the start of your Berkeley experience by completing the following statement. Overall, I am off to ...

ResponseNumberPercent
a great start 184 10%
a very good start 250 13%
a good start 635 34%
just an OK start 559 30%
not a good start 229 12%

As you begin your academic career at UC Berkeley, what is your level of agreement or disagreement with the statements below.

Strongly disagreeDisagreeSomewhat disagreeSomewhat agreeAgreeStrongly agree
I feel valued as an individual at UC Berkeley 57 91 169 637 608 267
3% 5% 9% 35% 33% 15%
I am proud to be a student at UC Berkeley 31 16 59 234 623 865
2% 1% 3% 13% 34% 47%
This institution values students' opinions 44 43 115 407 784 420
2% 2% 6% 22% 43% 23%
Academic dishonesty is a problem at UC Berkeley 195 590 438 260 182 151
11% 33% 24% 14% 10% 8%
I feel that I belong at UC Berkeley 58 89 208 592 545 333
3% 5% 11% 32% 30% 18%
UC Berkeley values diversity 33 28 81 340 708 633
2% 2% 4% 19% 39% 35%
Diversity is important to me 26 21 40 193 541 1,002
1% 1% 2% 11% 30% 55%

What is your level of agreement or disagreement with the statements below?

Strongly disagreeDisagreeSomewhat disagreeSomewhat agreeAgreeStrongly agree
Opportunities to engage in community service while a UC Berkeley student are important to me 25 51 94 451 712 489
1% 3% 5% 25% 39% 27%
Opportunities to connect my academic work with community-based experience at UC Berkeley are important to me 21 28 59 319 739 657
1% 2% 3% 18% 41% 36%
It's important to me to work toward goals that are larger than simply making money or acquiring prestige 20 14 42 236 617 894
1% 1% 2% 13% 34% 49%

Using the scale from 1 to 6 below, please indicate how true each of the following statements is of you.

Not at all true of me (1)(2)(3)(4)(5)Very true of me (6)
When I take on a new task, I make a plan with clear and measurable goals that must be reached before completion 31 79 241 493 594 379
2% 4% 13% 27% 33% 21%
I regularly monitor how I am doing in order to gauge how well I'm progressing toward my goals 25 74 197 463 593 463
1% 4% 11% 26% 33% 26%
I reflect on my existing commitments before I decide to take on new tasks so I don't get overwhelmed 23 91 191 422 608 477
1% 5% 11% 23% 34% 26%
I substantially revise papers before submitting to be graded 51 113 214 420 547 473
3% 6% 12% 23% 30% 26%

To what extent do you agree that each of the following resources has helped with your transition into UC Berkeley?

Strongly disagreeDisagreeSomewhat disagreeSomewhat agreeAgreeStrongly agreeN/A; Did not use this service
Golden Bear Orientation 133 166 173 551 421 192 175
8% 10% 11% 34% 26% 12% -
orientation.berkeley.edu 106 133 164 486 355 134 425
8% 10% 12% 35% 26% 10% -
Cal Central (Student portal information dashboard) 23 39 72 435 652 569 16
1% 2% 4% 24% 36% 32% -
Transfer Edge (Summer Sessions) 45 47 76 239 222 182 993
6% 6% 9% 29% 27% 22% -
CE3 Transfer Student Center 33 46 85 273 231 127 1,010
4% 6% 11% 34% 29% 16% -
CE3 Educational Opportunity Program (Academic counseling, fee waivers, etc. Serving first-generation, low-income, or historically underrepresented students) 13 42 68 271 246 178 985
2% 5% 8% 33% 30% 22% -
Other CE3 Programs (e.g. Berkeley Hope Scholars, Cal Veteran Services Center, Re-entry Student Program, Student Parent Program, Undocumented Student Program, etc.) 12 48 61 184 159 116 1,224
2% 8% 11% 32% 27% 20% -
Basic Needs Center 19 41 50 176 157 92 1,272
4% 8% 9% 33% 29% 17% -
Berkeley International Office 20 47 54 168 159 93 1,263
4% 9% 10% 31% 29% 17% -
Athletic Study Center 22 55 63 140 90 50 1,384
5% 13% 15% 33% 21% 12% -

(...continued) To what extent do you agree that each of the following resources has helped with your transition into UC Berkeley?

Strongly disagreeDisagreeSomewhat disagreeSomewhat agreeAgreeStrongly agreeNot applicable
Disabled Students' Program 8 38 51 131 98 112 1,329
2% 9% 12% 30% 22% 26% -
Gender Equity Resource Center (LGBTQ, Women/Men, Sexual/Dating Violence Advocacy & Education) 7 36 41 131 100 52 1,419
2% 10% 11% 36% 27% 14% -
Multicultural Student Development (e.g., African American Student Development, Asian Pacific American Student Development, Chicanx/Latinx Student Development, Multicultural Community Center, Multicultural Immigrant Student Program, Native American Student Development) 14 34 35 150 122 84 1,357
3% 8% 8% 34% 28% 19% -
The bridges Multicultural Resource Center (e.g., Black Recruitment & Retention Center, Raices Recruitment & Retention Center) 7 33 47 120 102 72 1,415
2% 9% 12% 32% 27% 19% -
Student Learning Center 10 25 36 175 200 112 1,229
2% 5% 7% 31% 36% 20% -
Residence Hall Staff (Resident Directors, Resident Assistants, Theme Program Advisors) 5 35 48 147 108 61 1,379
1% 9% 12% 36% 27% 15% -
Residential Education (Res. Ed.) (Includes Tutoring, Resident Faculty Programs, Academic Support) 6 37 44 119 96 49 1,433
2% 11% 13% 34% 27% 14% -
Another Berkeley student 8 17 40 318 452 484 471
1% 1% 3% 24% 34% 37% -
A family member 38 40 74 341 369 273 659
3% 4% 7% 30% 33% 24% -
A UC Berkeley major or departmental advisor 25 37 51 394 523 439 328
2% 3% 4% 27% 36% 30% -
A UC Berkeley College advisor (e.g., Letters & Science, Natural Resources, etc.) 31 45 62 343 437 336 545
3% 4% 5% 27% 35% 27% -
A 98 or 198 course for new students 23 41 63 259 305 267 838
2% 4% 7% 27% 32% 28% -

Academic and Personal Development

Please rate your current level of proficiency in the following areas.

Very poorPoorFairGoodVery goodExcellent
Analytical and critical thinking skills 8 21 179 641 638 301
0% 1% 10% 36% 36% 17%
Ability to be clear and effective when writing 6 33 266 608 596 280
0% 2% 15% 34% 33% 16%
Ability to read and comprehend academic material 11 52 271 605 597 249
1% 3% 15% 34% 33% 14%
Understanding of a specific field of study 8 26 215 668 614 259
0% 2% 12% 37% 34% 15%
Quantitative (mathematical and statistical) skills 43 130 391 568 431 226
2% 7% 22% 32% 24% 13%
Oral communication skills 13 83 313 559 521 300
1% 5% 18% 31% 29% 17%
Ability to understand international perspectives (economic, political, social, cultural) 4 29 234 574 583 364
0% 2% 13% 32% 33% 20%
Leadership skills 10 74 330 577 504 294
1% 4% 18% 32% 28% 16%
Ability to suspend judgment based on cultural differences when interacting with others 5 9 122 478 631 538
0% 1% 7% 27% 35% 30%
Ability to work with people from other cultures/backgrounds 3 10 84 354 613 723
0% 1% 5% 20% 34% 41%
Ability to collaborate (e.g., team participation, group work) well with others 8 18 124 475 601 562
0% 1% 7% 27% 34% 31%

Very poorPoorFairGoodVery goodExcellent
Library and online information research skills (e.g., finding books, articles, evaluating information sources) 23 65 345 575 455 323
1% 4% 19% 32% 26% 18%
Ability to conduct research 35 113 403 609 430 198
2% 6% 23% 34% 24% 11%
Ability to make a presentation 14 59 277 639 530 269
1% 3% 16% 36% 30% 15%
Interpersonal skills 14 34 236 586 557 360
1% 2% 13% 33% 31% 20%
Linguistic or cultural competency in at least one language other than my own 111 172 288 426 406 384
6% 10% 16% 24% 23% 22%

As a beginning UC Berkeley student, how would you rate your competencies below?

Very poorPoorFairGoodVery goodExcellent
Portraying information in ways that make it easier to interpret 9 31 233 706 539 268
1% 2% 13% 40% 30% 15%
Drawing insights based on quantitative analysis of data 16 69 331 677 483 211
1% 4% 19% 38% 27% 12%
Ability to apply theories or methods from one discipline to another 11 49 283 638 534 271
1% 3% 16% 36% 30% 15%
Ability to explore complex issues in original ways 11 49 327 623 506 270
1% 3% 18% 35% 28% 15%

Goals and Aspirations

Indicate how important each of the following college goals is to you:

Not importantSomewhat importantVery important
Finding direction for my life 29 271 1,489
2% 15% 83%
Become an innovative thinker 28 416 1,343
2% 23% 75%
Discover what kind of person I really want to be 59 306 1,422
3% 17% 80%
Develop a personal code of values and ethics 74 409 1,303
4% 23% 73%
Prepare for graduate or professional school 140 494 1,153
8% 28% 65%
Obtain the skills I need to pursue my chosen career 11 220 1,558
1% 12% 87%
Obtain the skills I need to function in the international arena 142 521 1,127
8% 29% 63%

While attending UC Berkeley, how often would you like to...

NeverRarelyOccasionallySomewhat oftenOftenVery often
Initiate and develop interactions with students who are different (e.g. culturally, ethnically, socioeconomically, politically) 6 35 170 344 566 662
0% 2% 10% 19% 32% 37%
Attend lectures, symposia, workshops or conferences on international/global topics 33 96 259 354 442 598
2% 5% 15% 20% 25% 34%
Attend a performance with an international/global focus 71 153 352 350 371 487
4% 9% 20% 20% 21% 27%

Please tell us your level of agreement with the following statements regarding your interaction with other students while attending UC Berkeley:

Strongly disagreeDisagreeSomewhat disagreeSomewhat agreeAgreeStrongly agree
I believe that exposure to students from other states and countries will help me interact effectively with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures 5 6 28 247 561 934
0% 0% 2% 14% 32% 52%
I believe that exposure to students from other states and countries will help me be more open to and understanding of different opinions and points of view 5 5 26 245 527 974
0% 0% 2% 14% 30% 55%

How important to you are the following aspects of being an undergraduate at a research university like UC Berkeley?

Not important at allNot very importantSomewhat importantImportantVery importantEssential
Learning about faculty research 21 92 259 482 442 479
1% 5% 15% 27% 25% 27%
Having courses with faculty members who refer to their own research as part of the class 26 114 313 490 455 376
2% 6% 18% 28% 26% 21%
Learning research methods 14 44 198 453 474 591
1% 3% 11% 26% 27% 33%
Assisting faculty members in their research, for pay or as a volunteer 26 68 229 432 499 517
2% 4% 13% 24% 28% 29%
Pursuing your own research 32 114 297 431 449 447
2% 6% 17% 24% 25% 25%
Participating in a research symposium or conference 41 144 319 442 444 385
2% 8% 18% 25% 25% 22%
Working with a faculty member on a project with an international/global theme 38 133 278 451 439 434
2% 8% 16% 25% 25% 25%

Please indicate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements in terms of yourself.

Strongly disagreeDisagreeSomewhat disagreeSomewhat agreeAgreeStrongly agree
I feel free to express my political beliefs on campus 59 63 128 381 630 510
3% 4% 7% 22% 36% 29%
I feel free to express my religious beliefs at UC Berkeley 40 37 103 399 648 544
2% 2% 6% 23% 37% 31%
Students of my race/ethnicity are respected at UC Berkeley 27 35 81 314 710 603
2% 2% 5% 18% 40% 34%
Students of my socio-economic status are respected at UC Berkeley 28 39 84 361 702 556
2% 2% 5% 20% 40% 31%
Students of my gender are respected at UC Berkeley 14 22 69 297 721 646
1% 1% 4% 17% 41% 37%
Students of my religious beliefs are respected at UC Berkeley 25 28 74 338 727 576
1% 2% 4% 19% 41% 33%
Students of my political beliefs are respected at UC Berkeley 61 40 86 322 681 580
3% 2% 5% 18% 39% 33%
Students of my sexual orientation are respected at UC Berkeley 14 9 41 251 753 697
1% 1% 2% 14% 43% 40%

Please indicate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements in terms of yourself.

Strongly disagreeDisagreeSomewhat disagreeSomewhat agreeAgreeStrongly agreeNot applicable
Students of my immigration background are respected at UC Berkeley 25 9 43 171 474 440 606
2% 1% 4% 15% 41% 38% -
Students with a physical, psychological, or learning disability like mine are respected at UC Berkeley 20 24 54 188 406 384 688
2% 2% 5% 18% 38% 36% -

Please select your level of agreement with this statement: The university has the responsibility to provide equal access to safe and secure venues for guest speakers of all viewpoints - even if the ideas are found offensive by some or conflict with the values held by the UC Berkeley community.

ResponseNumberPercent
Strongly disagree 131 7%
Disagree 68 4%
Somewhat disagree 143 8%
Somewhat agree 415 23%
Agree 579 33%
Strongly agree 438 25%

Please select your level of agreement with the following statements:

Overall, I feel comfortable with the climate for diversity and inclusiveness at UC Berkeley.

ResponseNumberPercent
Strongly disagree 62 4%
Disagree 34 2%
Somewhat disagree 78 4%
Somewhat agree 344 20%
Agree 854 48%
Strongly agree 394 22%

Overall, I feel comfortable with the climate for diversity and inclusiveness in my major.

ResponseNumberPercent
Strongly disagree 64 4%
Disagree 36 2%
Somewhat disagree 74 5%
Somewhat agree 302 19%
Agree 712 44%
Strongly agree 435 27%
N/A - I don't have a declared major 138 -

Overall, I feel comfortable with the climate for diversity and inclusiveness in my classes.

ResponseNumberPercent
Strongly disagree 58 3%
Disagree 40 2%
Somewhat disagree 84 5%
Somewhat agree 381 22%
Agree 858 49%
Strongly agree 344 20%

Your Berkeley Plans

If you were assured admittance to any major, what major would you choose?

ResponseNumberPercent
African American Studies 4 0%
American Studies 6 0%
Ancnt Egypt/NE Art & Archae 1 0%
Anthropology 30 2%
Applied Mathematics 22 1%
Architecture 32 2%
Art 29 2%
Astrophysics 10 1%
Atmospheric Science 1 0%
Bioengineering 14 1%
Business Administration 117 7%
CED Individual Major 2 0%
Chem Eng/MSE Joint Major 1 0%
Chem Eng/NE Joint Major 5 0%
Chemical Biology 17 1%
Chemical Engineering 16 1%
Chemistry 22 1%
Chemistry (L&S) 4 0%
Chicano Studies 1 0%
Chinese Language 2 0%
Civil Engineering 20 1%
Cognitive Science 16 1%
Comparative Literature 6 0%
Computer Science (L&S) 81 5%
Conserv & Resource Stds 11 1%
Dance & Perf Studies 2 0%
Data Science 44 3%
E Asian Rel, Thought, & Cul 1 0%
EECS/MSE Joint Major 9 1%
EECS/NE Joint Major 1 0%
Eco Mgmt & For - Forestry 1 0%
Eco Mgmt & For - Nat Res Mgmt 3 0%
Economics 82 5%
Electrical Eng & Comp Sci 79 5%
Engineering Physics 1 0%
English 79 5%
Environ Econ & Policy 8 1%
Environ Econ & Policy (L&S) 7 0%
Environmental Earth Science 1 0%
Environmental Eng Science 1 0%
Environmental Sciences 17 1%
Ethnic Studies 10 1%
Film 37 2%
French 2 0%
Gender & Womens Studies 8 1%
Genetics & Plant Biology 5 0%
Geography 4 0%
Geophysics 2 0%
Global Studies 22 1%
History 26 2%
History of Art 20 1%
Industrial Eng & Ops Rsch 8 1%
Integrative Biology 18 1%
Interdisciplinary Studies 13 1%
Japanese Language 5 0%
Landscape Architecture 2 0%
Legal Studies (L&S) 28 2%
Linguistics 15 1%
MCB-Biochem & Mol Biol 19 1%
MCB-Cell & Dev Biology 29 2%
MCB-Genetics 5 0%
MCB-Immunology 14 1%
MCB-Neurobiology 15 2%
Marine Science 2 0%
Materials Science & Eng 5 0%
Mathematics 24 1%
Mechanical Engineering 42 2%
Media Studies 67 4%
Microbial Biology 6 0%
Middle Eastern Studies 1 0%
Molecular Environ Biology 8 1%
Music 9 1%
Near Eastern Civilization 1 0%
Nuclear Engineering 2 0%
Nut Sci-Physio & Metabol 3 0%
Nut Sci-Dietetics 3 0%
Nut Sci-Toxicology 2 0%
Ops Research & Mgmt Sci (L&S) 4 0%
Philosophy 34 2%
Physics 19 1%
Planetary Science 1 0%
Political Economy 12 1%
Political Science 111 6%
Psychology 56 3%
Public Health (L&S) 22 1%
Rhetoric 11 1%
Scandinavian 2 0%
Social Welfare (L&S) 17 1%
Society and Environment 7 0%
Sociology 69 4%
Spanish & Portuguese 1 0%
Statistics 20 1%
Sustainable Environ Dsgn 2 0%
Theater & Perf Studies 10 1%
Urban Studies 4 0%
Other, Not listed 2 0%
NOT CURRENTLY KNOWN 39 2%

Is that the major with which you expect to graduate?

ResponseNumberPercent
Yes 1,468 87%
No 227 13%

IF NO: In which major do you expect to graduate?

ResponseNumberPercent
American Studies 2 0%
Ancnt Egypt/NE Art & Archae 1 0%
Anthropology 8 3%
Applied Mathematics 6 2%
Architecture 3 1%
Art 4 1%
Astrophysics 2 1%
Business Administration 7 2%
Chemical Engineering 1 0%
Chemistry 2 1%
Chemistry (L&S) 5 2%
Chicano Studies 1 0%
Classical Languages 1 0%
Comparative Literature 2 1%
Computer Science (L&S) 8 3%
Conserv & Resource Stds 4 1%
Data Science 11 4%
Economics 22 7%
Electrical Eng & Comp Sci 6 2%
English 12 4%
Environ Econ & Policy 1 0%
Environmental Sciences 1 0%
Ethnic Studies 1 0%
Film 6 2%
French 1 0%
Gender & Womens Studies 1 0%
Genetics & Plant Biology 1 0%
Global Studies 5 2%
History 2 1%
History of Art 1 0%
Integrative Biology 1 0%
Interdisciplinary Studies 4 1%
Landscape Architecture 1 0%
Legal Studies (L&S) 3 1%
MCB-Biochem & Mol Biol 4 1%
MCB-Cell & Dev Biology 5 2%
MCB-Genetics 1 0%
MCB-Immunology 2 1%
MCB-Neurobiology 2 1%
Materials Science & Eng 1 0%
Mathematics 4 1%
Mechanical Engineering 3 1%
Media Studies 20 7%
Microbial Biology 8 3%
Molecular Environ Biology 1 0%
Nuclear Engineering 2 1%
Ops Research & Mgmt Sci (L&S) 1 0%
Peace & Conflict Studies 1 0%
Philosophy 10 3%
Physics 3 1%
Planetary Science 2 1%
Political Economy 6 2%
Political Science 25 8%
Psychology 2 1%
Public Health (L&S) 1 0%
Rhetoric 5 2%
Social Welfare (L&S) 6 2%
Society and Environment 6 2%
Sociology 18 6%
South & SE Asian Studies 1 0%
Spanish & Portuguese 4 1%
NOT CURRENTLY KNOWN 16 5%

Please select the top 3 factors in deciding on your major.

First:

ResponseNumberPercent
Intellectual curiosity in the subject 571 33%
Enjoyment or Passion for the subject 650 37%
Leads to a high paying job 112 6%
Prepares me for a fulfilling career 195 11%
Parental desires 16 1%
Allows time for other activities 13 1%
Provides international opportunities 41 2%
Prestige 19 1%
Prepares me for graduate/professional school 93 5%
Other [Contact OPA for more information] 26 2%

Second:

ResponseNumberPercent
Intellectual curiosity in the subject 423 24%
Enjoyment or Passion for the subject 518 30%
Leads to a high paying job 156 9%
Prepares me for a fulfilling career 295 17%
Parental desires 17 1%
Allows time for other activities 39 2%
Provides international opportunities 99 6%
Prestige 40 2%
Prepares me for graduate/professional school 132 8%
Other [Contact OPA for more information] 15 1%

Third:

ResponseNumberPercent
Intellectual curiosity in the subject 245 14%
Enjoyment or Passion for the subject 201 12%
Leads to a high paying job 211 12%
Prepares me for a fulfilling career 445 26%
Parental desires 26 2%
Allows time for other activities 76 4%
Provides international opportunities 178 10%
Prestige 56 3%
Prepares me for graduate/professional school 250 15%
Other [Contact OPA for more information] 36 2%

Please indicate how much you agree or disagree that the following factors influenced your decision to choose UC Berkeley: UC Berkeley would...

Strongly disagreeDisagreeSomewhat disagreeSomewhat agreeAgreeStrongly agree
Challenge and/or change my perspective 36 70 102 430 669 440
2% 4% 6% 25% 38% 25%
Prepare me to succeed in a career 4 8 25 230 692 782
0% 1% 1% 13% 40% 45%
Prepare me to build a better life for myself and/or my family 11 14 39 257 686 739
1% 1% 2% 15% 39% 42%
Teach me to interact effectively with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures 23 57 83 369 672 542
1% 3% 5% 21% 39% 31%
Prepare me to make a difference in this world 11 24 49 318 656 687
1% 1% 3% 18% 38% 39%
Allow me to create own field of study (combine disciplines, create own major, etc.) 73 121 174 449 533 397
4% 7% 10% 26% 31% 23%
Prepare me to get the job I desire 7 18 56 307 692 665
0% 1% 3% 18% 40% 38%
Help increase my social consciousness (e.g., be more aware of diversity in people and issues; doing things for the public good) 33 52 69 320 694 581
2% 3% 4% 18% 40% 33%
Help me to be more open to and understanding of different opinions and points of view (e.g., openness, freedom) 28 43 62 310 693 613
2% 3% 4% 18% 40% 35%

Future Plans and Aspirations

What do you anticipate you will be doing within a year after you graduate?

ResponseNumberPercent
Enroll in graduate or professional school 675 39%
Work full-time 543 32%
Work part-time 30 2%
Be self-employed 26 2%
Study or work abroad 84 5%
Join armed forces 6 0%
Join Peace Corps 5 0%
Paid internship 59 3%
Unpaid internship/volunteer 17 1%
Take a year off (travel/gap year, etc.) 75 4%
Other 18 1%
I have no idea at this point 179 10%

In what career field do you hope to eventually work after you've completed your education?

ResponseNumberPercent
Architecture 35 2%
Business/Finance 230 13%
Communications/Arts/Entertainment 148 9%
Education/Teaching 140 8%
Electrical Engineering/Computers 158 9%
Engineering 105 6%
Environmental/Natural Resources 54 3%
Government/Nonprofit/Social Services 114 7%
Law 193 11%
Research 118 7%
Medicine 142 8%
Other Health-Related Field 48 3%
Other 91 5%
I have no idea whatsoever 141 8%

What is the HIGHEST academic degree or credential that you plan to eventually earn?

ResponseNumberPercent
Bachelor's degree (BA, BS, etc.) 251 15%
Academic master's (MA, MS, etc.) 268 16%
Business master's (MBA) 130 8%
Other professional master's (MEd, MPP, MPH, MFA, MLIS, MSN, MSW, M.ARCH, etc.) 88 5%
Doctorate (PhD, EdD, etc.) 352 21%
Law degree (LLB or JD) 180 11%
Medical doctor (MD) 72 4%
Medical doctorate other than MD (DO, DDS, DVM, etc.) 20 1%
Multiple doctoral degrees (MD/PhD) 59 3%
Teaching credential 11 1%
Other, Not listed 20 1%
I don't know yet 266 16%

If you selected "Other" to any of the above, please provide a brief description.

[Contact OPA for more information]

Transfer College Experiences

Thinking back over your transfer college coursework, how often were you REQUIRED to do the following?

NeverRarelyOccasionallySomewhat oftenOftenVery often
Recognize or recall specific facts, terms and concepts 5 31 105 356 725 510
0% 2% 6% 21% 42% 29%
Explain methods, ideas, or concepts in problem solving 8 33 138 367 673 513
1% 2% 8% 21% 39% 30%
Break down material into component parts to see the basis for different outcomes and conclusions 16 75 200 409 626 406
1% 4% 12% 24% 36% 23%
Judge the value of information, ideas, actions, and conclusions based on the soundness of sources, methods and reasoning 14 56 186 375 636 464
1% 3% 11% 22% 37% 27%
Create or generate new ideas, products or ways of understanding 38 146 216 399 543 390
2% 8% 13% 23% 31% 23%

Thinking back on your transfer college experience, how often did you do each of the following?

NeverRarelyOccasionallySomewhat oftenOftenVery often
Used facts and examples to support your viewpoint 2 16 66 267 659 717
0% 1% 4% 16% 38% 42%
Incorporated ideas or concepts from different courses when completing assignments 16 68 181 356 591 512
1% 4% 11% 21% 34% 30%
Examined how others gathered and interpreted data and assessed the soundness of their conclusions 21 109 192 399 591 414
1% 6% 11% 23% 34% 24%
Reconsidered your own position on a topic after assessing the arguments of others 13 77 217 380 583 458
1% 5% 13% 22% 34% 27%

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