Princeton Alumni Weekly

In decided not to participate in the '19 addition , the Polity Club has been holdMILITARY WORK AT PRINCETON Class Day Exercises , Class Dinners , and ing a series of weekly discussions on similar functions .

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Yale Alumni Weekly

IS STS At a meeting of the Managers of the recently formed Basketball Association of Harvard , Yale , Princeton and Cornell the following schedule of game was arranged : January 17 — Yale vs. Cornell at New Haven .

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The Johns Hopkins University Circular

Address at the Alumni Luncheon in the New Gymnasium [ Princeton ) , June 14 , 1904 ( Princeton Alumni Weekly , iv , 604-606 , June 18 , 1904 ) . The Young People and the Church . . . An Address delivered before the Fortieth Annual ...

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Johns Hopkins University Circulars

Address at the Alumni Luncheon in the New Gymnasium [ Princeton ) , June 14 , 1904 ( Princeton Alumni Weekly , iv , 604-606 , June 18 , 1904 ) . The Young People and the Church . .. An Address delivered before the Fortieth Annual ...

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Circulars

Gratia Press Harper's Weekly , car # D i na ! System Independezt , *** The Residential Quad System . [ Letter to Mr. Andrew C. Imbrie , dated July 29 , 1907 ) ( Princeton Alumni Weekly , viii , 8-9 , September 25 , 1907 ) .

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Princeton Alumni Weekly

Why should not Princeton take the lead in a reform here as well as in the work of the University? Surely this is a very practical matter, and one for more than casual letter-comment.

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1910 edition. Excerpt: ...has been destructive, not constructive. Much that Mr. Robbins says is most pertineiit and true. Yet the mere easing of entrance examinations, even if done systematically and scientifically, would serve only to admit more of the feeble and incompetent. Why should not Princeton take the lead in a reform here as well as in the work of the University? Surely this is a very practical matter, and one for more than casual letter-comment. It ought to be possible to work out a plan by which a boy's whole school record can be taken seriously into account on his entrance as well as his examination paper. The certificate system is a poor one as it operates to-day, and the examination system opens the door to the crammer, to the ignorant with strong nerves, and to the lucky. If the University should require the educational history of each boy who enters, if this were carefully studied by an entrance committee, and if this were made a real factor in admission, used in c0iijunction with entrance papers, the schools that do legitimate work would be greatly benefitted, cramming would be actually as well as theoretically discredited, and the calibre of entering students would be improved. I have in mind the case of a boy who gets nervous in examinations, who has done steady, faithful, secondgroup work for three years in a good school. Yet he failed badly in his preliminaries owing to nervousness, while others, much poorer students, passed on their "nerve." Such cases are not rare. But the advantages of such 21 system go further. It would tend to unify the course of a boy's education. The University would be able to lay its finger on the causes of weakness in the elementary and preparatory school stages. Parents might ultimately wake up to...

Report of the Commissioner of Education

See Missouri agricultural college farmer ; Missouri alumni quarterly ; University of Missouri news letter . ... Princeton university , Princeton , N. J. See Daily Princetonian ; Nassau literary magazine ; Princeton alumni weekly ...

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