Pressure Breakdown by Gender (undergrads only)
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Current level of stress (1 being not stressed at all, 7 being extremely stressed).
How many hours per week do you spend doing homework, on average?
How many hours per week do you think the average MIT student undergraduate spends doing homework, on average?
Do you skip class at least weekly?
I am satisfied with my current level of academic performance.
Academically, I would consider myself above average at MIT.
In general, please rate your self-confidence. (1 being the lowest, 7 being the highest).
Next to the average MIT student, I think my accomplishments are impressive
I feel pressure to do better based on my parents.
I feel pressure to do better based on my classmates.
I feel pressure to do better based on my close friends.
How many close friends do you have at MIT?
How many hours per week do you typically spend having fun / relaxing?
Does 'extroverted' best describe you?
MIT students often play what we call the I'm-so-hosed game where one student laments their amount of work, only to have the listen er one-up them in terms of how much work they have. Do you play this game at least weekly?
I strike a good balance between my personal life and work.
Please rate your general level of happiness. (1 being least happy, 7 being most happy).
I am happier than the average MIT student.
During the semester, how many hours do you sleep on a typical weeknight?
How many hours do you sleep on a typical night when you're at home on break?
Do you pull all-nighters at least weekly?
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