Education: Marry Early, Learn Later

The U.S. college girl, says Instructor Carolyn G. Heilbrun in the Columbia University Forum, "is driven by a force which, compounded of her own instincts and the pressures of society, is irresistible: the desire to find a man." And to Mrs.

Heilbrun, a Wellesley graduate, a mother of three and a Ph.D., pursuing a bachelor while pursuing a bachelor's degree makes no sense. Her plan: let women go to college in their early 30s—after marriage and motherhood.

Because U.S. colleges were designed for men, says English Teacher Heilbrun, "women are having their education and their children at times which could not be more...

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