Advice to the freshmen of Ohio State University by President William Oxley Thompson: "The best thing to do is do what you are told. Take the advice and direction of those who know more about things than you do. . . .Because of the organization of this University I can get in touch with any of the students or teachers here in 10 minutes' time. . . .Two years ago every freshman who attended these lectures was in the chapel and prepared to hear me talk in...

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