Some universities expect students to choose a major field of study when they enter the school; while other universities wait until the second or third year before students decide to choose a field of study. Which do you prefer? why?

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Some universities expect students to choose a major field of study when they enter the school; while other universities wait until the second or third year before students decide to choose a field of study. Which do you prefer? why?

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Attributes: Values AverageValues Percentages(Values/AverageValues)% => Comments

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 578.0 444.711560045 130% => OK
No of words: 143.0 116.580246914 123% => OK
Chars per words: 4.04195804196 3.81502700369 106% => OK
Fourth root words length: 3.45807182446 3.28032121604 105% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.10850467637 1.8723322822 113% => OK
Unique words: 98.0 76.076318743 129% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.685314685315 0.655143326166 105% => OK
Syllable count: 187.2 141.574747475 132% => OK
Avg_syllables_per_word: 1.3 1.21358024691 107% => OK

Performance on coherence:
Topic speech coherence ratio: 0.0608431776453 0.0738818816272 82% => OK

Acoustic performance on paragraphs:
How many acoustic paragraphs: 3.0 3.20202020202 94% => OK
Average paragraph length: 47.6666666667 60.3232687746 79% => OK
STD paragraph length: 36.1693547388 17.3634065801 208% => Paragraph length changes often.
Average paragraph duration: 14.9666666667 22.9064221017 65% => OK
STD paragraph duration: 11.8830532926 6.49597621602 183% => OK

Acoustic performance on sentences:
How many acoustic sentences: 26.0 31.1548821549 83% => OK
Average acoustic sentence length: 5.5 4.0588447711 136% => OK
STD acoustic sentence length: 4.45706008658 3.18357895611 140% => OK
Average acoustic sentences duration: 1.67461538462 1.46810986539 114% => OK
STD acoustic sentences duration: 1.13390147031 1.01537252472 112% => OK

Acoustic performance on acoustic silence:(An acoustic silence means a little pause between two or more words)
How many acoustic silence: 24.0 28.6644219978 84% => OK
Total acoustic silence duration: 4.55 5.28593714927 86% => OK
Average acoustic silence duration: 0.189583333333 0.187982170178 101% => OK
STD acoustic silence duration: 0.15153325176 0.154715141812 98% => OK

Acoustic performance on acoustic words:
Total word duration: 37.48 35.408047138 106% => OK
Average word duration: 0.262097902098 0.306236595465 86% => OK
STD word duration: 0.143628566937 0.198589292138 72% => OK

Disfluencies: like hesitations, or 'ehn' or taking a long time to pronounce a word:
How many disfluencies: 3.0 6.3164983165 47% => OK
Total_disfluencies_duration: 2.12 5.14435465769 41% => OK
Total acoustic noise duration: 1.16 2.80480359147 41% => OK

Acoustic rates:
Total speech duration: 44.9 45.0716498316 100% => OK
Compare to expected duration: 0.997777777778 1.00159221848 100% => OK
Rate of silence: 0.534521158129 0.637764685501 84% => OK
Rate of speech: 3.18485523385 2.58495923209 123% => OK
Rate of speech by unique words: 2.18262806236 1.68816559523 129% => OK
Rate of word duration by unique words: 2.61472785486 2.15290372801 121% => OK
Average articulation rates: 0.382366993007 0.343871460585 111% => OK

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Rates: 90.0 out of 100
Scores by speech e-grader: 27.0 Out of 30
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Note: the speech e-grader does NOT examine the meaning of words and ideas.

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