Why Go to College? an address by Alice Freeman Palmer

Why Go to College? an address

byAlice Freeman Palmer

Kobo ebook | November 27, 2011

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To a largely increasing number of young girls college doors are opening every year. Every year adds to the number of men who feel as a friend of mine, a successful lawyer in a great city, felt when in talking of the future of his four little children he said, “For the two boys it is not so serious, but I lie down at night afraid to die and leave my daughters only a bank account. ” Year by year, too, the experiences of life are teaching mothers that happiness does not necessarily come to their daughters when accounts are large and banks are sound, but that on the contrary they take grave risks when they trust everything to accumulated wealth and the chance of a happy marriage. Our American girls themselves are becoming aware that they need the stimulus, the discipline, the knowledge, the interests of the college in addition to the school, if they are to prepare themselves for the most serviceable lives.
Title:Why Go to College? an addressFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:November 27, 2011Language:English

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ISBN - 10:2819938922

ISBN - 13:9782819938927

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