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what level of math proficiency predicts an undergrad's success in STEM?
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Jan 29, 2013 4:38 PM


From the original twoquestion survey about undergraduate mathematics readiness, by Mark Connolly (University of Wisconsin?Madison) and AnneBarrie Hunter (University of Colorado Boulder):
"Roughly 60% of students who enter college with the goal of majoring in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) end up graduating in a nonSTEM field. As part of a national fiveyear study of why undergraduates leave STEM majors, we are conducting a very short survey of STEM faculty and instructors.
"What we want to know is this: What level of math proficiency do STEM faculty consider a good indication that a student is likely to succeed in a STEM major?"
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