Posted by: mbconsulting | April 13, 2011

are you smarter than a 1869 harvard candidate?

are you smarter than a 1869 harvard candidate? Thanks to GOOD, I now know I could not have passed the 1869 Harvard entrance exam — dutifully covering your basic Greek, Latin, Algebra, Plane Geometry, Arithmetic, History, and Geography.  But according to an article written by Allison Cowan for The New York Times Education Section, at least 7 out of 8 did pass the exam and gain entrance into the Ivy League.  Check out a .pdf of the test here. … Read More

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