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If you think you drew all afternoon exams this time, take another look at the bulletin board.

According to Sargent Kennedy, Registrar, about a dozen students a term misread their exam schedules and show up in the right place at the wrong time, or vice versa. Most common misreading of the printed schedules seems to be the result of a sort of Freudian censorship, whereby the student replaces "9:15" by "2:15" in his sub-conscious, and never knows the difference.

Kennedy emphasized yesterday that such optical or psychological mishaps do not constitute an excuse from a final. Students can be excused only if the Dean's Office receives official notice of sickness before the beginning of the exam, he added.

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