Education: Social Hurdle

Last week Dr. Frederick Bertrand Robinson, slim, suave, self-assured president of huge (enrollment: 19,664) College of the City of New York, offered 200 of his would-be medical students a blunt explanation of why many of them will be turned away from medical schools. Said he:

"In spite of increasingly prohibitive scholastic standards the volume and pressure of students come up and swamp the medical schools. The facilities of the schools are inadequate to meet the number and only the most excellent students are taken.

"City College is intellectually superior to other colleges in...

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