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Project based learning gets kudos.

An article in New York Times suggests that sticking with science isn't easy but independent projects and a strong work ethic help. For example, on average 40 % of students planning on science and technology majors end up switching to other subjects or failing to get any degre. However, after Freshman Projects were introduced at WPI retention is now over 75% for students in engineering.  For the full article click here.