Benchmarking is one of many powerful tools that can be used by higher education professionals to make sense of survey results. Benchmarking is the practice of making comparisons in order to drive continuous improvement. To some, using a benchmarking survey is a challenging and complicated endeavor. However, benchmarking doesn’t have to be scary. Read on for more information about benchmarking surveys, why they are valuable, and tips for working them into your assessment toolbox!