The Center for Survey Methods (CSM) offers client-oriented services to federal and state governments, private firms, and nonprofit organizations across the country.  We provide our clients with the most efficient solutions to their research questions.

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College Board Evaluation Support

College Board Evaluation Support

CSM worked with The College Board to evaluate how students select their answer choices on the SAT exams. Our work ensured that the construction of items did not mislead students to incorrect answer choices. CSM’s work on this project included

  • preparing and conducting protocols for focus groups, cognitive interviews, and in-depth personal interviews with students
  • analyzing findings and production of a final report




The College Board

Services Provided

  • Survey Design & Development