Colleges: The Sheepskin Squeeze

Once upon a time, the children said good night to their parents and went to bed; nowadays, often enough, the parents say good night to the children and go to bed, leaving the young scholars to finish their endless homework some time before dawn. If the American student could be fitted out with a pressure gauge, the needle would be trembling at a high figure. One man who has thought a lot about the pressure is John D. Black, 44, director of Stanford University's counseling service and an associate professor of psychology. In recent speeches and writings, he gives...

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