College Voices: Don’t Weed Me Out

Vanderbilt is known as a notoriously difficult school. But do students reap benefits from these difficult courses and requirements?

For years, students have voiced their complaints about AXLE and worked through the challenges of so-called “weed out” classes. Are these classes truly effective at fostering more well-informed students?

On this episode of College Voices, we explore the inherent value of AXLE and whether or not weed-out classes really exist.

This episode was reported by Nandika Chirala and produced by Brynn Jones. Blair McDonald is the Managing Producer and Abhinav Krishnan is the Host and Executive Producer.