Education: Crammers Crushed

Like "Kitty," "Copey" and the Yard, the private tutoring schools on Harvard Square are one of Harvard's traditions. Ever since "The Widow" Nolen (Harvard '84) started the first of them, they have flourished at Harvard as nowhere else, have crammed into thousands of Harvard men the wherewithal to disgorge for their final exams. But last week, as students plunged into their annual valley of the shadow, most of them had to get through by their own efforts. Harvard had all but put the cramming schools out of business.

It was the Harvard Crimson that turned the trick. Fretting at the Harvard faculty's...

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