Education: The Inevitable

In college after crowded college last week, professors began to notice empty seats in the lecture rooms. Hundreds of men students, facing the same uncertainties, were choosing the same solution. They were putting down their books and heading for the recruiting stations.

Some of the new recruits gave unexpected reasons for what they had done. "It was patriotism," said a new marine from Modesto (Calif.) Junior College, "plus the fact that I couldn't get along with my wife." Others, like Harvard Senior Robert H. Young Jr., 24, who wanted to be an Army paratrooper, were merely "bored with college." But...

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