Golden Gate Xpress

Job market analysis will keep majors from becoming impacted

Xpress Staff

March 17, 2013

With the number of impacted majors proposed to nearly double in Fall 2014, a team of Xpress writers took the time to analyze the beginnings of impaction. Impaction happens when the number of students in a given major exceeds t...

SF State struggles to match demand for popular majors

Brian Rinker

March 13, 2013

Super seniors aren’t the cool kids on campus, they’re just students who got stuck here, couldn’t get the classes they needed and didn’t graduate on time. An impacted major isn’t a constipated army officer; it’s a tool...

Impaction yields competition, offers some success

Xpress Staff

March 13, 2013

By Lulu Orozco Meghan Fuller hasn’t had the typical experience of a student in an impacted major at SF State. Though the 35-year-old pre-licensure nursing major applied to a number of universities in anticipation of stiff competition,...

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