306Re: The accuracy of a survey
- Aug 10, 2004Hi Adarsh
I conducted a similar survey for my stats course in
MBA. Trust me it was not all that bad. Though the
advantage i had was that my sample market was a bit
small i mean the Universities that offer MBA
I realized that esp. s i was not concerned with their
names, they were not very reluctant abt letting me
know their GPA's, though i had to make them understand
the sensitivity of the survey.
Like already suggested, checking it from the
University is a good post check and again universities
are now a bit open to it.
well m suggesting so many things, m still not clear s
to yr purpose of collecting this information, coz that
--- "Joshi, Adarsh" <adarsh@...> wrote:
> Dear Colleagues,
> I am trying to design a survey for college students.
> One of the critical
> questions of the survey would be the respective GPAs
> of the concerned
> students. However, I am skeptical if people,
> especially those with GPAs in
> the lower range, would choose to answer this
> question. And there's a
> possibility that many people may answer the
> questions wrongly. This might
> lead to a sample bias and the conclusions of the
> survey might be all wrong.
> Hence, I seek your help on tackling this problem.
> Please let me know what
> you feel about the situation. Are there any books or
> published articles on
> the topic that you know of?
> Awaiting your response,
> Adarsh Joshi
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