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    Compared to real life, where they proportionally make up perhaps the biggest segment of higher education (or at least close to the biggest).
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    Most academically able students do STEM subjects. The make-up of TSR is mostly academically able students, hence these factors correlate. This is coming from an academically able humanities applicant (4A* A Level). I was always good at STEM subjects, I personally just found humanities/social science more interesting. I think the more important question, that I'd like to know, is why most academically able people choose STEM subjects?
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    (Original post by sonneteering)
    Compared to real life, where they proportionally make up perhaps the biggest segment of higher education (or at least close to the biggest).
    Just depend really, I mean, alot of people here are medical applicants or law, both of which are extremely competitive and hard to get into and so they come here to ask about something to help them get in and then end up staying, others are nerds (kinda like myself) who loves science or (not me) really likes english and other subjects, they then come here to help people in these subjects, both for practice and also to help others.

    As for humanities, theres a reasonable amount of psychology students on here too, (again a science thing). Things like art and english are kind of hard to help/get help with as you either understand and can do it or you cant, for example, you can either paint or you're bad and need to practice more, a student forum wont help you paint better but it will help you get better at science and stuff thats probably the reason. People who do humanities wont really use this site as much/frequently as science students and they wont need as much help getting into the universities they want.
 
 
 
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