PSPD/GCPE Student Exit and Alumni Survey
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This short survey is intended to measure satisfaction and effectiveness of the Programs for Sustainable Planning and Development (formerly Graduate Center for Planning and the Environment) in meeting the needs of current and future students and alumni.  We need your input! 

 

We request that you to take the time to respond, as the results will be used in connection with our upcoming accreditation process. We especially encourage people to take this opportunity to tell us what our strengths are and what improvements are needed. 

 

If you have previously responded to this survey, please do not take it again.   

  

Thank you in advance for your participation.  

 

 






 
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What was your year of graduation? 

1960s
1970s
1980s
1990s
2000-2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
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About how many semesters did you attend Pratt? (counting Summer as a semester) 

3
4
5
6
7 or more
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In what program(s) is/are your degree(s)? 

City and Regional Planning
Construction Management
Facilities Management
Historic Preservation
Urban Environmental Systems Management

How many credits did you generally take per semester? 

8 or less
9
10
11
12
13 or more

Did you work part-time or full-time at any time during your studies at Pratt?   

Full time
Part time
Neither

Did you receive any financial aid during your studies at Pratt? (Select all that apply)  

Loans
Scholarships not associated with assistantships or internships
Departmental assistantship, Pratt Center fellowship, or other internship
None
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 Was this assistance sufficient? 

Yes
No
not applicable
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What do you see as the major trends in urbanism (Planning, Preservation, Urban Environmental Systems Management, and Facilities Management) that the PSPD should be addressing more?    

 

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What were the two or three main reasons you came to Pratt? (Check all that apply) 

Located in NYC
Located in Brooklyn
Interdisciplinary
innovative
Mission based
Practice based
Particular professors
Reputation (please elaborate)
Only school admitted to
Allowed me to work
Other  
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Did Pratt meet your expectations? Please explain. 

Exceeded
More yes than no
More no than yes
Not much
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Did coursework meet your expectations? Please explain.

 

Exceeded
More yes than no
More no than yes
Not much
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Generally, were studios appropriately challenging?


Too challenging
Not challenging enough
Right level
Generally, were classes appropriately challenging?
Too challenging
Not Challenging enough
Right level

Was there sufficient opportunity in your elective courses to gain exposure to the following (yes/no)?

 

 

 yes More yes than no More no than yes no  
Other professions  
Particular specializations  
Emerging trends and issues  
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You would say the faculty are/were:

 

 

 Always Often Sometimes Never  
Helpful in establishing the thesis / capstone / colloquium process  
Open and available for discussion  
Available for help with research and projects outside of classroom time  
Helpers in terms of careers and job placement  
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Did you gain any of the following technical or interpersonal skills during your program? (Check all that apply)

 

 

 

Writing various types of plans and/or reports (ex: NYC 197a plans, comprehensive plans)
Research using multiple sources; data collection, interpretation and presentation
Project management
Public speaking, presentations of different natures (ex. informational, persuasive, debate, ceremonial)
GIS, mapping
Graphics design
Negotiation, conflict resolution, mediation when stakeholder interests clash
Basic knowledge of political processes, programs, and policies
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Please grade (from A to F) the following resources at Pratt. Please explain any grade of C or lower.

 

 

 

 

 

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Higgins Hall studio workspace
Pratt Manhattan Campus
Main campus library
Informal campus workspace
Advisement
Computer software access
Help getting an internship
Classrooms
Computer software and access
Department library
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What would you do to improve PSPD/GCPE resources? 



 

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How well would you say additional opportunities complimented and strengthened your experiences at Pratt?

 

 

 

 

 Extremely Well Well Poorly Very Poorly Not applicable 
Lecture series
Student organization events
Events in the NYC area (ex. other school programs, museum exhibitions)
Conferences
Skills workshops
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