California Institute of Technology Top Questions

What do you consider the worst thing about your school? Why?


The ratio between guys and girls made gloming a very annoying reality; the difficult level of core curriculum are the worst things as well.


I would like to see more emphasis on practical studies because most of the coursework trains students for scientific research. I would like to see more emphasis on company co-ops and internship programs.


The size is hard to deal with. Only 800 undergraduate students has its benefits in the closeness you achieve with peers to gain support and a base to fall back on. However, there are a slew of disadvantages that also come with this. Privacy is really hard to maintain. Gossip is prevalent because everybody knows everybody else. There is also a smaller group of social people so parties tend to be the same crowd of people everytime.