Education: Realistic Yardstick

Although college educators today are less prone to boast of the cash value of a college education than they were before 1929, most candidates for a degree still are more interested in cash than culture. Last week two professors waggled warning fingers at money-minded optimists, gave prospective graduates a "realistic yardstick" to measure their financial prospects.

Inquisitive Dr. Alvin C. Eurich (a co-author of TIME'S current affairs tests), who used to be at University of Minnesota and is now a professor of education at Stanford University, and Minnesota's Dr. C. Robert Pace investigated...

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