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Wed Jun 9 19:14:00 BST 2021
not to mention that he is/was/would be quite observant (when not
distracted). e.g., the "practial" in the boobytrapped shuttle, with his
non-observant partner and the examiner. Miles quickly figured out what was
going on and did the (or "a") right thing.
On Wed, Jun 9, 2021 at 12:16 PM Elizabeth Holden <alzurite at gmail.com> wrote:
> Matija said:
> >, given Miles' penchant for over-preparation, I wouldn't be
> > surprised if he could have passed 60% of first year classes (and some of
> > the second year's, too) on the day he took the entrance exam.
> We aren't told specifically how much of the final mark depends on practical
> work and how much on written exams. We have no doubt that Miles would have
> received top marks on all exams; and his practical work happened with the
> Dendarii fleet, which he could have discussed with the examiners in
> meetings. I'm sure that any catching-up work was covered in record time.
> I have no doubt that he spent a lot of his teens reading books covering
> the material, some of them probably written by his father.
> Elizabeth Holden <azurite at azurite.ca>
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