In all its 312 years, Harvard College had never seen a smarter bunch of
boys. Last week, the college reported that 35% of the 1948 enrollment
had made the Dean's List (B averages or better) compared to 26% during
the '30s. Furthermore, only 2%, instead of the usual 5%, had had their
"connections severed"(Harvardese for being kicked out of school).
To continue reading:
Want the full story?
Get TIME the way you want it
Week Digital Pass — $4.99
Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS — $2.99
Year ALL ACCESS — Just $30! Best Deal!
Print Magazine + Digital Edition +
Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com
Learn more about the benefits of being
a TIME subscriber
If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!