Elite College Admissions Isn’t Random

Someone you know has said it before to you. Maybe it was your child’s high school counselor or their baseball coach or your newspaper deliveryperson. Yet no matter who says it — or how vociferously that person says it — it’s simply not true. If a student plays their cards … 

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College Admission Is Not Arbitrary

College admission is not arbitrary! There’s a very well written piece in “Vanity Fair” by Michael Kinsley entitled “Why White, Preppy Men Need an Affirmative-Action Reality Check” that we figured we’d share with the readers of our college admissions blog. While we love the writer’s entertaining writing style and much … 

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Admission Is Not Random

There is a college admissions article up on “The New York Observer” by Steve Cohen, author of some book from way back in 1983 on college admissions (who hasn’t written a book?), that we figured we’d share some thoughts on. And, yes, we’re familiar with the book but there are tons … 

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