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Student profile form

student profile form

Looking to streamline your student enrollment process? The student profile form is perfect for schools and colleges seeking to gather essential personal, academic, and extracurricular information about prospective students.

By using this form, you'll improve data collection efficiency and better understand your applicants. Make the most of this comprehensive question list to enhance your institution's enrollment experience.

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Questions to include on your student profile form

1. Personal Information

Collecting basic personal information about the student is essential for identification and communication purposes.

  • Full Name
  • Date of Birth (MM/DD/YYYY)
  • Gender (Male, Female, Other)
  • Email Address
  • Phone Number
  • Mailing Address

2. Academic Information

This section will help you understand the student's academic background and their intended area of study.

  • Name of Previous School/Institution
  • Graduation Date (MM/YYYY)
  • Grade Point Average (GPA)
  • Intended Major/Area of Study

3. Emergency Contact Information

Gathering emergency contact information is important for ensuring the safety and well-being of the student.

  • Emergency Contact Name
  • Relationship to Student
  • Emergency Contact Phone Number
  • Emergency Contact Email Address

4. Extracurricular Activities

Understanding a student's interests and involvement outside of academics can provide insight into their character and potential contributions to the school community.

  • List any clubs, sports, or organizations you have participated in
  • List any leadership positions held
  • Describe any volunteer or community service experience

5. Application Information

This section focuses on the student's reasons for applying and how they heard about your institution.

  • Why did you choose to apply to our school/college?
  • How did you hear about our school/college? (Website, Social Media, Friends/Family, Advertisement)

The question about how the student heard about your institution can help you better understand your marketing and outreach efforts, allowing you to identify which channels are most effective for attracting prospective students.

Other question ideas

When you are creating your student profile form, here are some additional questions you may want to consider. These won't apply in every case, but should give you some ideas as you build out your form.
  • Are you interested in studying abroad during your time at our institution?

    • Understanding the student's interest in studying abroad can help your institution plan for and promote international programs.
  • Please list any additional languages you speak fluently.

    • Gathering information on the student's language skills can help identify potential candidates for language-focused programs or opportunities.
  • Have you participated in any internships or work experience related to your intended major? If so, please describe.

    • This question can provide information on the student's practical experience, which may demonstrate their commitment to their chosen field of study.
  • Do you have any entrepreneurial or business experience?

    • Understanding the student's entrepreneurial background can help identify candidates who may contribute to the institution's entrepreneurial ecosystem or benefit from business-focused programs.
  • What are your career aspirations after completing your education at our institution?

    • Knowing the student's career goals can provide insights into how well the institution's programs align with their objectives and help guide their academic path.
  • How would you rate your time management skills on a scale of 1-10?

    • Understanding the student's self-assessment of their time management ability can provide insights into their potential for success in managing academic and extracurricular commitments.
  • What are your hobbies and interests outside of academics?

    • Learning about the student's personal interests can help foster a sense of community and identify potential areas for extracurricular involvement or personal development opportunities.
  • Things to consider

    1. Mobile Responsiveness - Ensure your form is optimized for all devices, including smartphones and tablets, to make it accessible and user-friendly for everyone.
    2. Clear Instructions - Provide concise and easy-to-understand instructions for each question to avoid confusion and ensure accurate responses.
    3. Autofill Options - Incorporate autofill options for fields like name and address, making it faster and easier for users to complete the form.
    4. Progress Bar - Include a progress bar to show users how far they've come and how much is left, encouraging them to complete the form.
    5. Required Fields - Clearly mark required fields with an asterisk (*) or other indicator, so users know which questions are mandatory to submit the form.
    6. Privacy Policy - Include a link to your privacy policy, ensuring that users are aware of how their personal information will be used and protected.
    7. Save and Continue Later - Offer a "save and continue later" option, allowing users to complete the form at their own pace without losing their progress.

    How to create your student profile form

    Now that you know what questions you should include, it's time to build your form!

    The only problem is that traditional forms tools are inefficient.

    People will forget to fill out your form. They'll get stuck halfway and not be able to finish it. Or they'll send you the wrong stuff. You end up wasting hours chasing people down over email. 

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    • Reject incorrect information - If a single question is filled out incorrectly, ask your client to re-do just that one item.
    • Autosaving - No progress gets lost. People can fill out forms in multiple sittings.
    • Comments and questions - If the person filling the form gets stuck, they can ask a question without having to email you.

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