Pressure Breakdown by Year
Click on a question to compare the responses of each year.
How hard do you think you work (1 being you barely do any work, 7 being you never stop working)?
How many hours per week do you spend doing homework/research, on average?
I am satisfied with my current level of academic performance.
Academically, I would consider myself above average at MIT.
Academically, I would consider myself above average in my major.
Academically, I would consider myself above average among my close friends.
Next to the average MIT student, I think my accomplishments are impressive
In general, please rate your self-confidence. (1 being the lowest, 7 being the highest).
How many close friends do you have at MIT?
How many hours per week do you typically spend having fun / relaxing?
Of this free time, how many hours do you typically spend hanging out with your friends?
Of this free time, how many hours do you typically spend off-campus (and out of your living group)?
Do you play the I'm-more-hosed-than-you game more than weekly?
I strike a good balance between my personal life and work.
During the semester, how many hours do you sleep on a typical weeknight?
Do you nap at least weekly?
Do you pull all-nighters at least weekly?
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