Education: Crammers

Woolly-headed Fatty Pfaff, in Arrowsmith, set out for his medical examination with a set of notes in his pocket, not to peek at but in the hope that their contents might soak through his skin. Last week was in many a U. S. college the week of midyear examinations and woolly-headed students were glad to get any kind of last-minute cramming advice.

Advised Boston University's Director of Student Health & Physical Education, Dr. Frederick Rand Rogers:

"It is much more efficient to take 'cat naps' than to sleep for long periods. Movies, the theatre...

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