Superintendent of Schools Jeremiah E. Burke advises young men to "be yourselves," in contradiction to the "be snobs" of Professor Rogers.
"There is a little too much striving, too little content with what a man can honestly do. Professor Rogers, as I see it, would have more striving, more discontent.
"As to Harvard, it has won its reputation and character because for 300 years it has quietly gone about its work of producing educated young men, and it is not what it is because it has put up a front for more than 300 years." Boston Post.