According to a study by three Duke researchers, of the 76% incoming black male freshmen to Duke who intend to major in hard sciences or economics courses, more than half switch tracks to humanities and soft social sciences which grade more liberally. It ends up that only 35% of black male students graduate with a science or economics degree. Duke admits black students with SAT scores on average over one standard deviation below those of whites 1275 vs 1414. So what's the point of affirmative action if racial preferences harm black students by making them give up their science degrees because they are not as well prepared.
by Nancy Hinchliff 10 months ago
Which do you find the hardest to write: prose poetry or rhyming poetry and why?
by livingabroad 4 years ago
Is Korean harder to learn than Thai? Why?
by Cindy Pierre 5 years ago
Do all the campaign ads make it easier or harder for you to choose who you will vote for?Mud slinging from both sides of the line seems about even. How do you decide? Has any one ad pushed you towards or against a certain candidate? Were yo prepared to vote one way and an ad you...
by Jessica Burleski 16 months ago
Why is it easier to be harder on children who are not yours?I have a 2 year old son with a baby on the way and my other half has a 2 year old daughter and it seems neither one of us can parent the kids the same, we tend to be more lenient with our own child.
by Ciel Clark 6 years ago
Is it harder to be a teacher or a student?For the teachers out there (or others who have comments!) which is more difficult: being a student and doing homework, or being a teacher and prepping/correcting homework? Both are learning experiences, but what felt/feels more difficult to you?
by lilianacortez 6 years ago
Why is it that new generation people have a harder time getting a job, then the older generation?
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