Education: Five Sisters

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"Hello, how are you? Have a good summer?"

"Fine. Did you?"

"Fine."

With minor variations, these immemorial greetings were exchanged millions of times last week as thousands of U. S. college students, to be followed by thousands more this week and next, went back to their books. Prime news of the college world was that the five-year drop in enrollments seemed to be checked. With returns incomplete, Eastern registrations were holding even with last year, whereas many a Western campus showed or was expecting a substantial increase.

Heartening to most campuses,...

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