It is to be noted that many students who come to the university intending to go into natural science change their intention while in college. It never, or almost never, happens that a student who was not interested in natural science before college discovers it there. This is an interesting reflection on the character of our high school education in general and science education in particular.
- Allan Bloom
What percentage of people who intend on majoring in the natural sciences do so because of intrinsic interest or because of career and financial aspirations?