Recommendation Statements

How to update general Student Recommendations

How to add Response-Based Recommendations

Sample Recommendation Statements

Recommendation Statements

Recommendation statements are available to give specific advice about additional resources, campus departments, and actions students can take based on their SSI results.  Consider being as detailed as possible and giving campus websites, contact information, and names to assist students.

 

How to update general Student Recommendations

  1. Log into Beacon
  2. Click on "Settings"
  3. Select "Recommendations"
  4. Select the Assessment and Factor that you would like to add a Recommendation for
  5. Click on "+ Recommendation" to add a recommendation

 

How to add Response-Based Recommendations

  1. Select "+ Recommendation" under Response-Based Recommendations
  2. Filter by Factor and then Select the question that needs a recommendation
  3. Select the Response(s) you would like to add recommendations for
  4. Write your recommendation in the "Recommendation" section and hit "Save"
  5. Add any other recommendations as needed

 

Sample Recommendation Statements

Academic Engagement

High

Consider volunteering to tutor other students on campus

High

Talk with your professors about getting involved in their research or projects

Moderate

Visit the student success center to learn about additional study and time management skills

Moderate

Talk with your advisor about approaches that other students have used to improve their performance

Low

Talk to your advisor about how you can develop skills that will improve your chances of success

Low

Talk to your advisor about how you can develop skills that will improve your chances of success

Academic Self-Efficacy

High

Continue to challenge yourself to set high performance goals

High

If your performance falls short of your expectations talk with your advisor or professor about the outcome

Moderate

Talk with your professors or seek help from a tutor to support your academic efforts

Moderate

Evaluate positive academic outcomes and build upon the efforts that have been successful in the past

Low

Talk with your professors or seek help from a tutor to support your academic efforts

Low

Visit the academic success center to create an academic success plan

Campus Engagement

High

Contact the student organizations office to identify leadership opportunities on campus

High

Talk with your professors about academic or professional organizations in your field of study

Moderate

Contact the student organizations office to learn about the many groups and organizations on campus

Moderate

Talk with your professors about academic or professional organizations in your field of study

Low

Talk with your resident assistant or advisor about campus activities that you might enjoy

Low

Talk with your professors about academic or professional organizations in your field of study

Educational Commitment

High

Visit the career center to identify career options with your college degree

High

Talk to your advisor about internship opportunities in your major or areas of interest

Moderate

Talk with your advisor or visit the career center to identify potential occupations for individuals with a college degree

Moderate

Speak with your professors or individuals in your field(s) of interest about the value of a college education

Low

Talk with your academic advisor about the wide range of career options for an individual with a college degree

Low

Speak with your professors or individuals in your field(s) of interest about the value of a college education

Academic Self-Efficacy

High

Continue to challenge yourself to set high performance goals

High

If your performance falls short of your expectations talk with your advisor or professor about the outcome

Moderate

Talk with your professors or seek help from a tutor to support your academic efforts

Moderate

Evaluate positive academic outcomes and build upon the efforts that have been successful in the past

Low

Talk with your professors or seek help from a tutor to support your academic efforts

Low

Visit the academic success center to create an academic success plan

Resiliency

High

Find leadership opportunities to further enhance your problem solving or organizational skills

High

Expand your coping strategies, for example a new exercise program at the recreation center

Moderate

Visit the recreation center to explore new relaxation skills through physical activity

Moderate

Talk with your advisor about strengthening your time management or organization skills

Low

Talk with your academic advisor about time management and problem solving strategies

Low

Visit the recreation center to explore new relaxation skills through physical activity

Social Comfort

High

Seek leadership positions in groups or organizations that will further build your skills

High

Explore people oriented roles on campus, such as becoming a resident assistant

Moderate

Increase your social activities, visit the volunteer center to identify opportunities at your school

Moderate

Join a campus group to expand your social network and further build your communication skills

Low

Join a campus group to expand your social network and further build your communication skills

Low

Talk with your advisor or resident assistant to identify opportunities to socialize with others

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