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Chemistry exams, English themes, and library dates aren't the only things that lodge in the subconscious mind of many of our home economics coeds. They are concerned with hurrying after school to make Mr. Jones' favorite dessert, or staying in after dinner to take care of the Smith children, not to mention doing the ironing for the Brown family. These are the girls who are working for their board and room in the homes of local families; 25 hours of work every week is expected of them. "I think working for one's board and attending a college of this kind is a good combination," says Ruth Niehaus, a junior. '"The work is good practical experience and gives an opportunity for trying, in home surroundings without laboratory equipment, things learned in class."
"Cutting the Cost of College...,"
The Iowa Homemaker: Vol. 12
, Article 7.
Available at: https://lib.dr.iastate.edu/homemaker/vol12/iss9/7