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University Connections Survey 2012


RESPONDENT CHARACTERISTICS (See Table 1)

Of the 1,512 respondents 60.6% were female. A majority of respondents (70.9%) graduated from a Utah high school. Seventy percent of the respondents were living on campus.

When students were asked to report their high school grade point average, a majority of respondents (72.5%) said they had a GPA of 3.5 to 4.0. When asked to predict their Fall Semester grade point average; 61.7% of the respondents anticipated getting between a 3.5 and 4.0 GPA. Students were then asked how difficult they expected their first semester of classes would be. A plurality of respondents (49.5%) said they thought classes would be moderately difficult, while 17.7% said they would be very difficult.



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