How representative is TSR? SURVEY

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    (Original post by yukicookie)
    That's a really good idea!
    Thanks! Inspired by pamplemousse.'s thread
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    RG is too broad a category, but I completed it, thanks for creating the survey

    (also pls don't forget about the Baths and St. Andrew's of the world)
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    (Original post by jamestg)
    Thanks! I could have put something like "did your parents go to uni"?
    That's a good idea also! Also perhaps what subject/field you're applying to? But I guess that would require a lot of possible answers :lol:

    If it helps, my parents didn't go to uni?
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    Completion of survey has been carried out!
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    So far:

    1 in 10 gain 10 A* grades at GCSE
    1 in 10 go to Oxbridge
    1 in 5 gain 4 A grades at AS
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    Completed it! Would love to see the results

    (ps. I'm another person who doesn't go to an ex-poly or a russell group haha...! I chose russell group as lancaster is a top 10 uni in all three league tables, which I guess is what you were really asking?)
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    The uni option needs changing.

    There are non-RG, research universities that were never polytechnics.. I can't just put didn't go to uni lol

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    (Original post by JohnGreek)
    RG is too broad a category, but I completed it, thanks for creating the survey

    (also pls don't forget about the Baths and St. Andrew's of the world)
    The awkward thing is I've even applied to Bath ahaha!
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    (Original post by Gogregg)
    That's a good idea also! Also perhaps what subject/field you're applying to? But I guess that would require a lot of possible answers :lol:

    If it helps, my parents didn't go to uni?
    So many answers hahahaha

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    Completion of survey has been carried out!
    Thanks!
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    (Original post by Princepieman)
    The uni option needs changing.

    There are non-RG, research universities that were never polytechnics.. I can't just put didn't go to uni lol

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    I can't change it without creating a new survey. I just won't bother looking into the stats at the end. Bit annoying but hey ho.

    I must say Swansea impressed me yesterday! Went with my sister and I'll consider it if I have to go into clearing!
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    (Original post by loveire&song)
    Completed it! Would love to see the results

    (ps. I'm another person who doesn't go to an ex-poly or a russell group haha...! I chose russell group as lancaster is a top 10 uni in all three league tables, which I guess is what you were really asking?)
    Nah I just forgot lol, I won't bother publishing the final results for that question.
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    (Original post by SeanFM)
    James, James, James, dear oh dear! :hide: I go to a uni that isn't Oxbridge, Russel Group or an ex-poly :hide:
    :ditto: Though I graduated from it years ago.
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    (Original post by jamestg)
    I can't change it without creating a new survey. I just won't bother looking into the stats at the end. Bit annoying but hey ho.

    I must say Swansea impressed me yesterday! Went with my sister and I'll consider it if I have to go into clearing!
    Ahh fair enough!

    Ooh, glad you enjoyed it! One of my mates was on open day duty yesterday and called you guys 'keen beans' aha. How are your UCAS applications coming along?

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    (Original post by jamestg)
    I cocked up I'm sorry
    Can you edit your survery?

    It's also self selecting.
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    (Original post by 999tigger)
    Can you edit your survery?

    It's also self selecting.
    Can't edit it. What do you mean by self selecting?
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    (Original post by jamestg)
    Can't edit it. What do you mean by self selecting?
    I see I was thinking of polls on TS not survey monkey. I guess youd have to do a completely new survey. Survey was clear and simple btw which was good.

    The question was how resrpresentative? Representative of what? Student population as a whole, would have been my thought.

    Its the same issue that I pointed oit on the other thread. There are a whole slew of people who do not post on TSR or who dont feel confident enough to post grades, who cant be botherd with surveys, who dont tell the truth. That means the people who do answer are already a defined group.
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    (Original post by 999tigger)
    I see I was thinking of polls on TS not survey monkey. I guess youd have to do a completely new survey. Survey was clear and simple btw which was good.

    The question was how resrpresentative? Representative of what? Student population as a whole, would have been my thought.

    Its the same issue that I pointed oit on the other thread. There are a whole slew of people who do not post on TSR or who dont feel confident enough to post grades, who cant be botherd with surveys, who dont tell the truth. That means the people who do answer are already a defined group.
    The slight difference though is that posting on TSR is anon but the survey is not, so hopefully people are more comfortable with their grades. And from the 60 results so far, it seems as if that's the case.

    Rep of student population obviously
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    (Original post by Princepieman)
    Ahh fair enough!

    Ooh, glad you enjoyed it! One of my mates was on open day duty yesterday and called you guys 'keen beans' aha. How are your UCAS applications coming along?

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    Hahaha nice!

    Great thanks! Applied on Wednesday and got an offer from Surrey on Friday!
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    Bump, we're at 75.
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    This is a brilliant idea.
 
 
 
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