LAW AND MEDICINE ARE MOST POPULAR VOCATIONS FOR 1939

Law nosed out medicine, 65-63, as the vocation most alluring to Harvard Freshmen, according to statistics gleaned from 321 answers to the annual P.B.H. questionnaire, thus defending its popularity crown for the second consecutive year.

Prior to last year, the number of hopeful medicos among the yearlings always exceeded embryonic barristers by a considerable margin but among the members of the Class of '38 law gained many disciples and displaced the former title holder by 11 votes. Education and business maintained their positions of third and fourth place respectively.