Education: Wanted--Precocity

"Sure I'm a prodigy. Somebody looking for precocious students? Well, put my name down!

Napoleon Bonaparte." Napoleon Bonaparte probably never said any such thing. But he might have last week if he had been a U. S. youngster. Word was out that President Walter Dill Scott of Northwestern University was hunting six precocious, prodigious students, aged from 13 to 15, whom he would admit as freshmen next September (TIME, Feb. 22). President Scott cited a number of wunderkinder whom he would like to see matched...

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