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What are the top 3 fields that the smartest people choose?

  1. Dec 6, 2008 #1
    What are generally the fields that the smartest students pick in college?
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  3. Dec 6, 2008 #2
    Clearly, if you could not tell by this site, Physics!
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  5. Dec 6, 2008 #4
    Communications, Leisure Arts, Women Studies.
  6. Dec 7, 2008 #5
    Basket-weaving actually has more smarter people than Leisure Arts, I believe.
  7. Dec 7, 2008 #6
    The smartest people choose the field they are most interested in, simple as that.
  8. Dec 7, 2008 #7
    Hmm.. Nineteen years old. Coed university.


    I give up. Which is it?
  9. Dec 7, 2008 #8
    im a triple major in physics, applied math, and women's studies at Univ of Texas. and yes, im a guy
  10. Dec 7, 2008 #9
    I fully disagree Leisure Artists are much smarter than Basket-weaving majors, consider the difference between the classes Pool Party Planning 312 and Current Events in Baskets (BSW 314). The evidence speaks for its self.
  11. Dec 7, 2008 #10
    Weedology 101. Guy on my floor is setting the curve in this.

    Seriously though what sort of answers did you expect for this??
  12. Dec 7, 2008 #11
    Cannibus analysis
  13. Dec 8, 2008 #12
    commerce, pharmacy, and engineering
  14. Dec 8, 2008 #13
    The smartest people are the ones who go to the majors where the other smart people don't go, so obviously it's gotta be politics, climatology, and business.
  15. Dec 8, 2008 #14
    Fungineering. You need a degree to be a successful fungineer.
  16. Dec 9, 2008 #15
    What a riddiculous question.
  17. Dec 9, 2008 #16


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    Engineering, Mathematics, Linguistics. Many other fields are various blends among these three. What students pick and what they succeed may not always be the same.
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    i don't know about undergrad premeds on average, but med students are awfully smart.
  19. Dec 9, 2008 #18
    What about computer science?
  20. Dec 9, 2008 #19
    I was once enrolled in a course called the "History of Furniture", which I never attended. But I have come to believe that the best minds usually become Furniture Historians.
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    Okay, I think everyone has had their chance at fun, and the point has been made. Before this thread gets COMPLETELY out of control, I'm going to lock it. Thanks for the chuckle. :wink:
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