Easy-Peasy College Entrance Requirements

Here are the 1914 college entrance requirements for Holy Cross College, located in Worcester, Massachusetts. You can see the full bulletin at Google Books. Notice that one must be proficient in Latin, Greek, English, spelling, handwriting, history, and the greatest works of Western literature — before entering college. Only then can real learning begin. Tuition is a whopping $90 per year. Outrageous! If you find this site valuable, please share!

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English Lang+Math : Numbers 0-25, Addition, Subtraction

New Vocabulary: thirteen (13), fourteen (14), fifteen (15), sixteen (16), seventeen (17). Ten plus three is thirteen. :: 10 + 3 = 13 Ten plus four is fourteen. :: 10 + 4 = 14 Ten plus five is fifteen. :: 10 + 5 = 15 Ten plus six is sixteen. :: 10 + 6 = 16 Ten plus seven is seventeen. :: 10 + 7 = 17 What is thirteen minus ten? :: Three. Thirteen minus ten is three. What is fourteen minus ten? :: Four. Fourteen minus ten is four.…

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