Why the Harvard Admissions Case Isn’t About Asian Americans

When one thinks of the African American civil rights movement, leaders like the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., Congressman John Lewis, and Rosa Parks may come to mind. When one thinks of the gay rights movement, Harvey Milk may come to mind. But when one thinks of the Asian American … 

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Harvard Values Humor and Grit

Does Harvard University value a good sense of humor? You bet the Cambridge, Massachusetts-based school appreciates a candidate who knows how to laugh and inspires others to laugh, too. And you bet the school appreciates a candidate with resolve and strength of character. Heck, it’s not like we haven’t written … 

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Harvard Grad Thanks 6th Grade Teacher

Our earliest teachers are often our most important teachers. Harvard University and one of its graduating students took the opportunity to recognize one such teacher this commencement season. As “CNN” reports in an inspiring piece entitled “A 6th-grade teacher wrote ‘Invite me to your Harvard graduation!’ — 21 years later, … 

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Homeless Student Earns Admission to Harvard

A young man who has overcome homelessness has earned admission to Harvard University. Richard “Tre” Jenkins, not to be confused with the famous actor but with actor good looks, lived for years in a North Philadelphia homeless shelter. He was bullied by his peers, even called “Harvard” because they deemed … 

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Harvard Class of 2022 Yield

What percentage of students admitted to Harvard University’s Class of 2022 chose to matriculate, you ask? The answer is 82%. That’s right. Only 18% of students admitted to Harvard chose to say no. It’s a figure that’s actually down two percentage points from last year when a record-high 84% of … 

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Harvard Class of 2022

Admissions statistics are out for the Harvard Class of 2022 and what a year it was for the Cambridge, Massachusetts-based university. In all, 42,749 students submitted applications to Harvard in the hope of becoming members of the Harvard Class of 2022. Of these students, 1,962 earned admission. By our math, … 

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Why the Department of Justice Chose to Investigate Harvard

Why did the United States Department of Justice, under the leadership of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, choose to mount an investigation into the practice of Affirmative Action at Harvard University? We’ve heard this question asked several times over the last few weeks. Some folks are wondering: Why not Yale, Stanford, … 

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Department of Justice Investigating Harvard Admissions Practices

While we’ve previously reported on the speculation that the United States Department of Justice intended to investigate Harvard University for allegedly discriminating against Asian American applicants through the practice of Affirmative Action, we can now confirm that an investigation is indeed underway. Harvard University is in the crosshairs of Attorney … 

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Harvard and the Senior Prom

Woodward and Bernstein may not be working at “HelloGiggles,” “a positive online community for women covering news, culture, entertainment, beauty, fashion, and more,” but the online community is breaking news on the date a high school senior chose for prom. Hint, hint. It’s not a person. When Priscilla Samey apparently couldn’t … 

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