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Red Raider Family Polls

Parent & Family Relations conducts the Red Raider Family Poll—a brief poll about Texas Tech parent and family experiences.

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Current Red Raider Family Poll Results

September 2022

Chart showing life skills parents report their students needing most assistance with. Top three were finances, social/relationship skills, and time management.

Summer 2022

Chart showing poll results of question "What are the most important things you learned if you attended Red Raider Orientation with your student in the past, or the things you most want to learn if attending RRO this summer?"  Top three answers were financial information, college/major specific information, and academic support resources

May 2022

Chart showing poll results: "What is you student's main goal this summer?" Top answers are working, internship, other

April 2022

Chart showing responses to poll question, "What has your student done to prepare for a future career?

 

March 2022

Chart showing survey results about challenging family-student conversation topics

 

February 2022

Chart showing survey results about spring break plans

January 2022

January pulse poll results

Past Red Raider Family Poll Results

2021 Pulse Polls

  • June 2021 - We asked parents and family members which topic their student(s) sought the most assistance with.
  • July 2021 - We asked parents and family members about their student's summer plans.
  • August 2021 - We asked parents and family members what life skills their student(s) need the most guidance in.
  • September 2021 - We asked parents and family members which way the communicate most often with their student(s)
  • October 2021 - We asked parents and family members about their student's Thanksgiving holiday transportation plans.
  • November 2021 - We asked parents and family members which social media platforms they access most frequently and which social media platforms their student(s) use.

2019 Pulse Polls

  • June 2019: Move-In - We asked parents and family members how long they stayed after helping their student move in.
  • January 2019: Contacting Texas Tech - We asked parents and family members which topics they specifically contacted Texas Tech about regarding their student.

2018 Pulse Polls

2017 Pulse Polls

2016 Pulse Polls

2015 Pulse Polls

2014 Pulse Polls

2013 Pulse Polls

  • December 2013: TTU Depts Contacted- We asked parents and family members what Texas Tech departments they contacted for assistance.
  • November 2013: Parent-Student Communication- We asked parents and family members what methods of communication they used with their students and how often they communicated.