SUNDAY, OCTOBER 23, 1955 THE MICHIGAN DAILY
SELECTIVE SERVICE TESTS:
Student Status Defers Many 'U' Men
By GERALD DeMAAGD
Many University men may not
be fully aware that it is their
personal obligation to provide
their Selective Service local boards
with information about them-
selves so that they may be de-
ferred by claiming student status.
The University Military Train-
ing and Service Act provides that
all males are subject to military
service if they are between the
ages of 181/2 and 26 and are citi-
zens of the United States or resi-
When the student reaches his
18th birthday he should register
on that date or within five days.
University students may register
with Selective Service local board
No. 85, in Ann Arbor.
Testing Project Set Up
The Selective Service has a
testing program to provide local
boards with evidence of the rela-
tive qualifications of registrants
for college study.
The Selective Service College
Qualification test is prepared by
Science Research Associates, and
will be given Thursday, Nov. 17.
The test will be given again in
April. Applications for the Nov-
ember test may be obtained from
the local board at 208 W. Wash-
ington St. All eligible registrants
who wish to take the test should
apply immediately. Applications
for the November test must be
postmarked not later than mid-
night, Nov. 2.
To be eligible to take the Selec-
tive Service Qualification Test the
student must be a Selective Ser-
vice registrant who intends to re-l
quest occupational deferment as"
a student. He must be satisfactor-
ily pursuing a full-time college
course, undergraduate or gradu-
ate, leading to a degree, and he
must not have taken the test pre-
The Selective Service System
has designated Science Research
Associates to prepare and admin-
ister the Selective Service College
Qualification Test and to send
each examinee's score to his Selec-
tive Service local board of juris-
Science Research Associates acts
only as a testing and reporting
agency for the Selective Service
System which makes all decisions
regarding an examinee's selective
ANTICIPATION-Jerry Flatland, 158, seems confident as he
looks at a sample copy of the Selective Service Qualification
Test to be given on campus Nov. 17.
The University, advisor to stu-
dents concerning their military
status is J. Wesley Kurshildgen,
Assistant to the Director of Regis-
tration and Records. "We recom-
mend that the student take the
test as soon as possible after high
school, that is, in their freshman
or sophomore year as soon as they
become registered," he said.
Many students are under the
impression that if they wait a
while before they take the test
they will be able to get a better
score. In reply to this attitude
Kurshildgen said, "Science Re-
search Associates has studied this
opinion and found that freshmen,
2 Message for Freshmen
(Number 3 will follow)
LEARN TO STUDY ON YOUR OWN
THE ABILITY TO STUDY on your own implies self-direction and self.
direction means that one is able to tap sources, glean and recognize facts,
make deductions,-draw conclusions, act upon them and learn to accept
the consequences of his actions. A student who has learned how to study
on his own and to like it is really on the road to maturity and the teacher
is n'eeded less and less.
TL he five weeks grades are coming out soon, be prepared.
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