Importance of Diversity on College Campuses

At at a time when the importance of diversity on college campuses is under fire across college campuses as the Trump administration prepares a legal attack against the practice of Affirmative Action, it’s nice to see prominent university presidents defend the practice of diversity — and champion its importance. Newly … 

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Diversity on College Campuses

High school seniors are bombarded with college brochures. But do those college brochures accurately represent the colleges they’re portraying? Not always. Of course not always. These brochures are advertisements. The University of Wisconsin got a lot of flack a while back when they Photoshopped an African American student’s face into … 

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Brown University Admissions

At yesterday’s annual “State of Brown” address in which Brown University administrators delivered a speech about the major issues facing the university, the Dean of Admission, Jim Miller, made an interesting prediction. He, like many admissions counselors who analyze demographic trends in the admissions process each year, believes there will … 

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The Harvard and Princeton Admission Spin

Harvard and Princeton’s announcement this past Thursday that they will be re-instituting Single-Choice Early Action programs for the Class of 2016, after they announced the elimination of similar programs in 2006, came as no surprise in the world of competitive college admissions. And neither did their PR spin. For years, … 

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