Calculus I factors women out of STEM degrees

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It’s no secret that Calculus I is a major hurdle in the quest for a science degree. But, according to a new paper, the class is far more likely to discourage women than men from continuing on in their chosen field. The findings suggest that a major factor in women’s decision to leave a STEM path after Calculus I isn’t ability, but confidence in their ability
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