Letters, Jun. 8, 1931

Antioch & "Trades"


May I express my appreciation of the article on Antioch in May 18 TIME? It will help.

May I suggest one misconception in the article that is very common. You say: "Antioch finds its alumni on the whole sticking to the trades they have chosen." People very commonly assume that because Antioch students work, they learn trades. However, not two percent of Antioch students learn trades. They prepare for business, engineering, education, journalism, scientific research and other such callings.

Inclosed is a statement concerning the scholastic standing of Antioch students...

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