Not exactly the SATs

I’m pretty dumb.  Yeah, I’m smarter than most folks, but still dumb.  My faith in my abilities was further diminished when I came across this the other day: the entrance exam for Harvard from 1869.  I’m pretty sure Peashoot would do well on the languages and a certain someone would own the math, but I’ll admit I’d bomb on the History and Geography portions and they are my purported “strength”.  That does it.  I’m starting over and will enroll in 1st Grade next fall.  Here it is:

http://graphics8.nytimes.com/packages/pdf/education/harvardexam.pdf

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One thought on “Not exactly the SATs

  1. peashoot

    Uh, I guess I’m dumb, too. The languages here are Latin and Greek. I know a few classical Indian and Iranian languages, not these. Any chance Andy will decrease our stupidity level?

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