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SAS: Appreciative Advising Inventory

During the seven weeks of SAS 100 or SAS 200, each student will complete the Appreciative Advising Inventory (AAI) twice.

Each student will take the AAI after the first day of class and print out the results.

The original copy of the survey will be due during the week of Tuesday, January 28 to Thursday, January 30. Check the course syllabus for more specific information.

Each student will complete the AAI again during the last week of class.

The second copy is due during the week of Monday, March 3 to Thursday, March 6. Check the course syllabus for more specific information.

Last Name

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First Name

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Student ID

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Email: Required  SAS: Required Section:   Required

Strongly Disagree Disagree Neutral Agree Strongly Agree
1. I am committed to being a life-long learner.
2. I am committed to earning a degree.
3. I attend all my classes.
4. College is preparing me for a better job.
5. I have a commitment to self-development and personal growth.
6. I have a strong desire to get good grades.
7. At the present time, I am actively pursuing my academic goals.
8. It is important to help others, and I do on a regular basis.
9. When challenged, I stand up for my beliefs and convictions.
10. I take personal responsibility for my actions and decisions. 
Strongly Disagree Disagree Neutral Agree Strongly Agree
11. I have a strong desire to make something of my life.
12. I'm good at planning ahead and making decisions.
13. I know and feel comfortable around people of different cultural, racial, and/or ethnic backgrounds.
14. I believe in myself and my abilities.
15. I have built positive relationships with my friends.
16. I feel that I have control over many things that happen to me.
17. I feel good about being a college student.
18. I feel positive about my future.
19. Right now, I see myself as being pretty successful.
20. At this time, I am meeting the goals I have set for myself.
Strongly Disagree Disagree Neutral Agree Strongly Agree
21. If I should find myself in a difficult situation, I could think of many ways to get out of it.
22. I can think of many ways to reach my current goals.
23. I feel that my family supports my educational pursuits.
24. I feel loved by my family.
25. I value my parents’ advice.
26. I know at least 3 people who work at my university that I can go to for advice and support.
27. It is important that I not let my professors or teachers down.
28. I participate in community activities.
29. Someone outside my family supports my educational pursuits.
30. My parents support my educational pursuits.
Strongly Disagree Disagree Neutral Agree Strongly Agree
31. My close friends support my educational pursuits.
32. My university is a caring, encouraging place.
33. I feel valued and appreciated by my fellow students.
34. I have at least 2 adults in my life that model positive, responsible behavior.
35. My best friends model responsible behavior. They are a good influence on me.
36. I participate in activities on campus.
37. It is important for me to consider social expectations while making decisions.
38. I seek the opinions of my family when faced with major decisions.
39. I seek the opinions of my friends when faced with major decisions.
40. The values of my institution are consistent with my own.
Strongly Disagree Disagree Neutral Agree Strongly Agree
41. I am working hard to be successful.
42. I have good time management skills.
43. I turn in all my assignments on time.
44. I successfully balance my academic pursuits with my personal life.