Education: Mass Test

The biggest, most democratic examination in the history of higher learning was being marked by professional scorers last week. The test had been taken early this month by about 400,000 U.S. boys from 17 to 21 years old (Navy put top age at 19). High rankers will get a chance for a commission in the armed forces via a college education at public expense (covering tuition, food, housing, books, uniforms and pocket money).

Devised by the 43-year-old College Entrance Examination Board, acting for the armed forces, the test was given in some 15,000 centers....

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