Fall 2013 Annual Full-Time MBA National Expectations Survey

Introduction

 
The purpose of this survey is to explore the expectations that Full-Time MBA students have with regard to their upcoming adacemic experience. This survey should take less than 8 minutes to complete. The results of this survey will be reviewed during orientation and used in a national study to explore new trends in graduate education. Thank you for your participation.
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1. How long have you spent thinking about enrolling in a Full-Time MBA Program?
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2. Are you leaving full-time employment to attend this program?
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3. I expect the coursework to be delivered to the class in the following manner
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4. I expect ______________ percentage of my teaching faculty to have a PhD
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5. I expect _______________ percentage of my faculty to have practical/clinical work experience in their area of expertise
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6. I expect to have some classes offered on-line
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7. If I take an online class, of the following online course attendance options, I prefer
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8. I expect to have tutoring and access to labs for classes that I find challenging how often
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9. I expect to have access to academic advising how often
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10. Of all the topics that I expect my advisor to have expert knowledge, please put the topics in rank order with one being the most important.
Faculty teaching scores (how students rate professors)
Degree requirements
Career advice
Elective advice
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11. Did you attend an information session to learn more about the program before or during the application/admissions process?
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12. Did you meet an alum/current student during an information session
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13. From the list - please rate the sources (in rank order) in which you gained the most of your program knowledge during the recruiting/admissions process. Start by selecting your number one source. The list will re-order itself as you select.
Current Student
Former Student
University Web Information
Social Media (Facebook/Twitter/Blog)
Information Session
Brochures
Recruiter/ Admissions Officer
Faculty
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14. I expect to be able to use real examples from any prior work experience to enhance my academic experience (meaning "use real issues from prior work" for papers and assignments)
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15. Overall, I expect to study ______ number of hours per week per class that I'm enrolled in each semester/quarter
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16. I expect to study primarily alone.
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17. Which of the following admissions tests were required in the application process?
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18. I expect my classmates to have an average GMAT/GRE score of _______.
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19. How many student organizations, professional associations, and service opportunities do you expect to participate in during the program?
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Student Organizations
Professional Organizations
Service Organizations
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20. I expect that I will attend class as follows:
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21. While seated in the classroom, I expect to use or have access to my laptop/tablet/smart phone/cell phone for personal purposes (not course related) for what percentage of the time?
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22. I expect instructors to provide feedback regarding homework or tests within a ______ period of time
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23. When assignments are given by the instructor/faculty, I expect what percentage of those assignments to be team-based?
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24. How many student organizations, professional organizations, and service opportunities do you expect to participate in during the program?
Zero1234 or more
Student Organizations
Professional Organizations
Service Organizations
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25. I expect instructors/faculty to be in their offices _____________
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26. I expect to be able to text my instructor/faculty a question
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27. I expect all assignments to be handed in via ____________
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28. I expect to have my papers/presentations/projects scrutinized by plagarism software after they have been turned in
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29. I expect instructors/professors to provide what level of clarity on all assignments?
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30. To what extent do you expect instructors/faculty to provide study guides for exams?
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31. To what extent do you expect faculty to provide access to old exams?
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32. Please indicate how comfortable you are with ambiguity with regard to academic assignments?
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33. I expect to attend ________ school events each semester/quarter
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34. I expect the school to provide networking opportunities
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35. I expect to spend _______ number of hours per week looking for an internship or full-placement position while in the program
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36. I expect to spend time with the career management office personnel on what schedule
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37. I expect the career office to provide me with resources/connections that help me find a new/better job after graduation
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38. I expect to have the opportunity to interact with students from different countries
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39. I expect to interact with alumni during the degree program on what schedule
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40. I expect to have the opportunity to study abroad for a short period of time (two weeks)
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41. I expect to have the opportunity to study abroad for a semester/quarter
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42. I expect the school to use social media to communicate with me (Twitter, Facebook, etc.)
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43. I expect to monitor (weekly) social media networks for program and social event information
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44. I expect the school to communicate important information to me primarily via __________
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45. I expect to check for email messages from the program _______.
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46. I expect to interact with the administrative leaders of the program on what schedule
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47. I expect to interact with the Dean of the school on what schedule
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48. I expect all program questions to be answered within a ________ period of time
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49. I expect all academic questions to be answered by instructors in a _______ period of time
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50. Do you know someone who is currently enrolled or who has graduated from this program?
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51. Before entering the program I was __________________
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52. I expect the completion of my degree to increase my salary from my pre-MBA position
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53. I expect to change industries as the result of earning this degree
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54. I expect to move up within my pre-MBA functional area as the result of earning this degree
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55. I expect to change my PRE-MBA functional area as a result of earning this degree
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56. How many years of work experience have you had since you graduated with a bachelors degree?
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57. What is your age?
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58. Gender
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59. Citizenship Status
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60. Undergraduate Degree
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61. Have you earned a previous graduate or professional degree?
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62. What is the functional area in which you have most recently been employed?
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63. If you are employed, in what industry are you employed?
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64. Have you supervised others in your most recent position?
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65. What is your pre-MBA annual gross income?
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66. What portion of your tuition will be covered by scholarships?
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67. What are the three primary reasons you are seeking an MBA?
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68. What gives you the greatest apprehension about starting a degree program now?
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69. Please indicate below the school that you will be enrolling in this fall (2013)
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70. Please indicate if you are attending a public or private institution
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