In 1895, when Einstein was just 16 years old, he failed his first entrance exam  for the Swiss Federal Polytechnic in Zürich, Switzerland.

He achieved good grades in the math and physics portions, but failed the general part of the exam.

Einstein found another school in Aarau, Switzerland to finish the general studies that he needed for entrance into the Polytechnic, and finished the studies within one year, and was only 17 years old when he started college!

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