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I wonder just how significant this attrition in the sciences actually is. They complain that there's an exodus to the humanities, while the humanities complain that there's an exodus to the sciences! Which is it? Or is everyone moving to the social sciences, a nice happy medium?
Stanford launches effort to increase study of humanities | Stanford Daily
While many facts stated in the last 10-20 posts are true, there is an issue that is obscured by the raw statistics. That issue is that students select classes, not only because they could obtain a higher grade, but also because they are BETTER suited to the material in the curriculum.
Why does Cal Berkeley flunk out Engineers -- who had top math grades to get accepted, while "Studies" majors can cruise by with the PC responses?
with overall GPA looking relatively unimpressive for law school.