The relationship between university students' self perception, life satisfaction and various variables
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Self-evaluation is a very important process for individuals to determine the present position. If people can not find objective criteria for self-evaluation, they use social comparison process as social criteria. It is important to whom with and which direction to go and it's managerial effects in social comparison process. At the aim of this study is to compare the relationships between university students' social comparison and life satisfaction. Gender, age, social economic level, mother and father educational status and place of residence differencess were also searched in this context. The sample of the study consisted of 273 university students of Biruni University during the spring semester of 2014-2015. The research is a descriptive study in relational survey model. Main instruments are Information Gathering Form, Social Comparison (SCS) and Satisfaction With Life Scale (SWLS). For data analyses were used SPSS 20.0 version for WINDOWS. The group differencess were tested by t-test and F statistics with post comparison range test. (C) 2015 The Authors. Published by Elsevier Ltd.