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137 look not only to academic records but to activity records and personalities of the
138 students.
139 "One of the largest industrial companies, the leader in its field, in writing to Mr.
140 Moore concerning prospective seniors at the college, said:
141 "We are interested primarily in finding men who can make exceptional progress
142 in management work. For this reason we emphasize qualities of character,
143 intelligence and personality far more than specific educational background."
144 Proposing a system of apprenticing students in offices, stores and industrial
145 occupations during the summer vacation, Mr. Moore asserts that after the first
146 two or three years of college, every student should be asked "to choose a definite
147 future course and to call a halt if he has been merely pleasantly drifting without
148 purpose through an unspecialized academic curriculum."
149 "Colleges and universities must face the practical consideration that all
150 professions and occupations now demand specialists," he said, urging that
151 educational institutions accept more direct responsibility for vocational guidance.
152 One of the most reliable and practical sources of knowledge available to those
153 who need specialized schooling, is the night schools operated in most large cities.
154 The correspondence schools give specialized training anywhere the U. S. mails
155 go, on all subjects that can be taught by the extension method. One advantage of
156 home study training is the flexibility of the study programme which permits one
157 to study during spare time. Another stupendous advantage of home study
158 training (if the school is carefully chosen), is the fact that most courses offered
159 by home study schools carry with them generous privileges of consultation
160 which can be of priceless value to those needing specialized knowledge. No
161 matter where you live, you can share the benefits.
162 Anything acquired without effort, and without cost is generally unappreciated,
163 often discredited; perhaps this is why we get so little from our marvelous
164 opportunity in public schools. The SELF-DISCIPLINE one receives from a

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