Education: Choice Colleges

Where does a bright boy or girl want to go to college? Something prestigious? A school near a ski-slope? One of those "good, small" places? East? West? A huge, rich state university? Last week the National Merit Scholarship Corp. told what it had learned when it asked 21,000 high school senior boys and 14.000 girls, all in the top 2% of their classes, to name their choices. Results, in order, for boys: Harvard, M.I.T., Stanford, Cal Tech., Yale, University of California at Berkeley, Cornell, Princeton, Columbia, Rice. For girls: Stanford, Radcliffe, Cornell, Wellesley, California at Berkeley, University of Michigan, Duke, Smith,...

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