Education: Six Precocious Freshmen

President Walter Dill Scott of Northwestern University began combing the nation last week for precocious, prodigious lads, aged 13 to 15. If high school principals can find as many as six, properly qualified, Northwestern will admit them, next September. "Our experience with precocious students," said President Scott, "has been satisfactory." But they have been few, have had no chance for the stimulus of competition and cooperation with equals. "It is planned to have these six precocious freshmen live together and enjoy an environment favorable to them," said he.

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