Artificial Intelligence in Admissions

Implicit bias plays a major role in elite college admissions. It’s a topic we’ve been writing about extensively for many years. It’s a topic that captured the nation’s headlines a couple of years back when a group known as Students For Fair Admissions sued Harvard University for allegedly discriminating against … 

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Implicit Biases of Admissions Officers

In her landmark decision in the Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard University case, Judge Allison Burroughs suggested that Harvard’s admissions officers might well benefit from some training on their implicit biases. As she wrote in her ruling in favor of Harvard, “Notwithstanding the fact that Harvard’s admissions program survives … 

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