Better Selves Fellowship Survey

 

Thank you very much for taking the time to fill out our survey. Your feedback is very valuable to us.

If you have any trouble with this form, please contact us.


What year were you a Better Selves Fellow?*:

With the benefit of time, what's remained most valuable to you about the experience?*

Given what you know is possible at Knoll Farm, what are your dreams for changes to our Fellowship that could best support individual change-makers?*

Better Selves Fellowship is currently one week (six days, seven nights) long. On a scale of 1-10, (one being not strongly and 10 being most strongly) how strongly do you feel the program should be made longer (10 days or more)?*
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How likely would you have been able to attend if it were longer?*

On a scale of 1-10, (one being not strongly and 10 being most strongly), how strongly do you feel that the program should be only four days long, but that we have more fellowship blocks to offer it to more people?*
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What do you feel is the best group size per session?*

If the fellowship remained a week long, how likely would you have been able to attend in the spring (before July 1)?*

How likely would you have been able to attend after Labor Day (in September or October)?*

On a scale of 1-10, (1 being not important, 10 being most important), how important is it to create and opportunity for alumni to return?*
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Is creating opportunities for alumni to return as important, less important or more important than expanding new fellowships?*

More and more people are applying specifically to focus on a writing project. Do you favor having a separate writing retreat, or is it a better experience to have a mix of people working on different things?*

On a scale of 1-10, (one being not important, 10 being most important), how important/valuable would it be for us to offer more concrete ways to intersect meaningfully with the farm while fellows are here?*
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Do you have specific suggestions for the kind of interactions with the farm that would be most helpful?*

Similarly, serving healthy, locally grown food is a core part of what we offer fellows. Do you have thoughts for how our food program, our chef, and the kitchen itself could be more a part of the fellowship?

Having thought about these questions, what other ideas have they provoked in you for improving the Better Selves Fellowship?

If you would like, please share your mailing address with us so that we can thank you with a gift from the farm around the holidays.

Thank you so much.

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