This article from the New York Times, "Why Science Majors Change Their Minds (It's Just So Darn Hard)",

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/11/06/edu...

remarks that there are lots of students going into STEM fields. The problem is that they don't stay in STEM fields. They drop out and change their majors to psychology or finance or some other field in which it's easier to get good grades. I think this might merit some discussion.