College Presidents Overwhelmingly Support Race-Conscious Admissions

A recent survey conducted by the publication “Inside Higher Ed” conducted by Gallup found that 62% of college presidents across America strongly agree or agree that race should be a factor in the college admissions process. 19% of college presidents who partook in the survey strongly disagree or disagree that … 

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Your Son Didn’t Get Rejected Because He’s White

We came across a “Dear Therapist” letter in “The Atlantic” that we just had to share with our readers. In a letter to Lori Gottlieb, Lisa from Mendham, New Jersey writes, “My son is in the middle of the college-application process. He has very good grades and very good SAT … 

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On Affirmative Action

There was a recent opinion piece in “The New York Times” on Affirmative Action — on its merits and its drawbacks — that we figured we’d share with our readers. The piece, penned by Gary Gutting, an emeritus professor of philosophy at the University of Notre Dame, is entitled “Affirmative … 

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America’s View on Affirmative Action

Curious to know America’s view on Affirmative Action? Wonder no more. Back in 2016, a Gallup poll suggested that 60% of American adults generally favored the practice of Affirmative Action. Additionally, 70% of American adults surveyed suggested that college applicants should be judged on merit alone — and that race … 

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Race-Blind Admissions An Act of Erasure

The Students For Fair Admissions v. Harvard University case is expected to conclude on Friday, which is good because we don’t know how much more we can write about this trial. We’re just kidding. We’re glad a spotlight is being shined on Harvard’s discriminatory practices in admissions against Asian American … 

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Affirmative Action To Save Our Nation

Ruth Simmons, the former president of Brown University who made history as the first African American president of an Ivy League institution, took the stand today in federal court in defense of Harvard’s admissions practices. The former Brown president and current Prairie View A&M University president received her graduate degrees … 

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The Waning Days of Affirmative Action

Over the years, Ivy Coach’s crystal ball has made many predictions on issues related to highly selective college admissions. In a 2014 article within America’s oldest college newspaper, “The Dartmouth,” that very crystal ball was even mentioned by our firm’s Founder — we’re surely not shy about referencing it to … 

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The End of Affirmative Action is Near

Over the years, we’ve reported on numerous challenges to the practice of Affirmative Action — from the cases against the University of Michigan to the University of Texas at Austin to Harvard University. But in spite of many challenges to the practice over the years, we have never once predicted … 

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American Opposition to Affirmative Action

Do most Americans oppose the notion of considering race in college admissions decision-making? The answer, according to a newly released “WBGH News” poll, is a resounding yes. In fact, from a telephone poll of 1,002 adults across America, 72% stood against race conscious admissions decision-making. It also wasn’t just Caucasian … 

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The Attempt to Dismantle Affirmative Action

As President Trump prepares to nominate a new judge to the highest court in the land tomorrow to fill the seat of the iconic Justice Kennedy, supporters of the practice of Affirmative Action are, in many ways, scared. They’re scared the addition of another far-right judge to the Supreme Court … 

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