Well you did say most of the girls there aren't doing a engineering or science degree. So, forgive me if this sounds insulting, but maybe they were looking for...easier courses, whatever that may be.
I'm not sure, are you getting confused? At MIT most of the female students are in engineering or science, just like most of the male students.
I am not confused one bit. I was talking about the girls on the volleyball team. Wolfgang seem to suggest the majority of 2018 roster majors in engineering or science might be the exception rather than the norm.
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Yup. I was teasing earlier with the stereotype of engineers and scientist as socially awkward and non-sporty types wearing thick glasses.
I in fact admire engineers a lot. They built and maintain stuff all around us. My father was one. He was a civil engineer, building bridges and highways.
And mechanical engineers builds the engine in my car. Aerospace engineers builds the airliners we fly on. Electrical engineers helps with the electrical grid and software etc. Naval architect build ships we sail on.
I just didn't necessarily associate them with being the athletic type, an unfair assessment on my part.
Speaking of MIT, they do have a rigorous, demanding and heavy homework load, right? Where do these kids find the time to play and practice volleyball?
Oh I got it, and mine was tongue-in-cheek. Building on your sort of rhetorical question, I wondered the same, especially reading on this board in more than one place that DIII's play way more matches than the typical DI's play. I am sure the rigorous curriculum demands an outlet, but wow. I do admire their ability to "do it all."
My Daughter subs on an adult team and knows a few former MIT players. MIT is very organized. The coach is allocated a 2 hour window each practice day. They don't have to show up before that or stay after. No, being a half hour early is on time kind of stuff.
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