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- 1) Some have placed the dropouts loss as high as 50 percent.
- 2) The extent of the loss was, however, largely a matter of expert guessing. Last week a well-rounded study was published.
- 3) Educators are seriously concerned about the high rate of dropouts among the doctor of philosophy candidates and the consequent loss of talent to a nation in need of Ph. D. s.
- 4) It was published. It was based on 22,000 questionnaires sent to former graduate students who were enrolled in 24 universities and it seemed to show many past fears to be groundless.