MIT Class of '83 Survey Results & Other Surveys
Happy, Often Earning Less than NYPD, No Dynasties, Patents & Publications Are Just Different, Stay In Major & If You Snooze You May Lose
This survey is probably the most complete and interesting college survey anywhere, anytime. And it is even entertaining at times.
The perfect Christmas present for your MIT graduate!
Here are some of the results:
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- Successes and regrets
- We paid off our student loans in 6 years.
- Those of us who got MDs and PhDs make a lot more than those who only got bachelor's and master's.
- A bachelor degree from MIT makes less than an NYPD police officer or a manager at In-An-Out Burgers.
- We love our neighborhoods.
- A large correlation with salary and working in the major.
- We spend 100k plus one year's salary on college for our kids.
- Those of us who generate patents and those who write research articles are different people.
- We think Bitcoin is a sham, but there may be something to blockchain.
- We have educational policy suggestions.
- The surveyor's dilemma if you ask people about politics: you have to ask a leading question, otherwise the question gets rewritten by the respondents.
- What can MIT do better.
- Those who use the snooze button tend to make less money.
$10 (shipping included) if you live in the US:
$20 (shipping included) if you live outside the US:
Anyone interested in sponsoring a quick cancer project? To find out whether cancers in a right side organ is more common after cell phones than cancers in the corresponding left side organ, please contact email@example.com. Or you can do it yourself with SEER data. Somebody ought to do it.
Does your college degree in psychology really matter in your job?
Results from a survey of 300 honor students in psychology
Is college a great way to prepare for a job or is it a yoke for the youth to bear to allow them membership in adult society?
The perfect Christmas present for your psychology student.
I decided to find out.
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How is coauthorship decided in science?
If you are a tax payer you will be surprised by the survey results on how physics coauthorship is determined.
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Note: the domain name is mitSurvey.org - it uses the German preposition to show what one can do with ("mit") a survey - it is certainly not referring to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.