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Connect with students at critical junctures during
their first two years with the Retention Management System Plus

Jump to samples of the following Retention Management System Plus surveys and their related reports:

College Student Inventory for entering students.

Mid-Year Student Assessment for students at the midpoint of the first year.
Second-Year Student Assessment for students transitioning to the second year.

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College Student Inventory

Increase student retention by assessing the motivations and receptivity to assistance of first-year college students

Get a three-dimensional assessment of each incoming student by learning their motivations, attitudes and receptivity to assistance to relevant campus resources.

Available in three different survey lengths; online and paper versions; Spanish and English versions; and a version for Canadian campuses.

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After students take the College Student Inventory, you have immediate access to the data through the Retention Data Center. You receive the following four standard reports, and in addition you can create a wide range of custom reports using data filters.


Student Report—Shows students their strengths and needs in easy-to-understand language.
Advisor/Counselor Report—Provides detail to make advising/counseling conversations more personal, meaningful, and effective.
Coordinator Report—Delivers key information for intervention and administration to survey coordinators.
Summary and Planning Report—Provides critical cohort and individual student information for retention strategies and planning.


Mid-Year Student Assessment

Strengthen persistence by building on the success of your first-term interventions and learn students’ plans for continuing their educations

Follow up with students at the mid-point of their freshman year so you can measure changes in their motivations, needs, and attitudes. The assessment also asks if they expect to continue, transfer, or withdraw.

Available in two different survey lengths.

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You have immediate access to the data through the Retention Data Center. You receive the following standard reports, and can also create a wide range of custom reports using data filters.


Student Report—Shows students how their strengths and needs are evolving as they continue their college careers.
Advisor/Counselor Report—Provides detail to make advising/counseling conversations more student focused and action oriented.
Summary and Planning Report—Provides critical cohort and individual student information for retention strategies and prioritized outreach.


Second-Year Student Assessment

Make the student experience more engaging for sophomores while keeping second-year students on course for completion

Measure students’ motivations, receptivity to assistance, participation in key retention areas during their first year, and their educational completion plans.

This assessment can be used for second-year and transfer students at two-year and four-year institutions.

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You have immediate access to the data through the Retention Data Center. You receive the following standard reports, and you can also create a wide range of custom reports using data filters.


Summary and Planning Report—Provides critical details for informing student retention strategies, planning, and programming.
Student Report—Shows students their strengths and needs while recommending campus-specific sources of assistance in key areas.
Advisor/Counselor Report—Focuses advising/counseling conversations to be more productive, student-focused, and successful.

Manage your surveying and data online through the customized Retention Data Center dashboard

All of the surveys in the RMS Plus give you access the online Retention Data Center, a fully
customized portal where you can manage and filter your data, run reports, and share information
with key retention colleagues.

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Complete list of samples for the Retention Management System Plus