College Legacy Admissions

There’s a terrific article today in “The Wall Street Journal” about college legacy admissions. The article presents differing opinions on whether or not legacy admission is fair and if the practice should continue. We’ve written about legacy admission quite a bit in the past and we’ve discussed Richard Kahlenberg’s point … 

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Legacy Admission at Harvard

There’s an article in “The Crimson” today that cites legacy admission at Harvard to “hover around 30% – more than four times the regular admission rate.” So if you’re the son or daughter of at least one Harvard College or Radcliffe College alum, you have four times as good of … 

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Stanford University Applicants

There was a cool article in “The Stanford Daily” by Jordan Carr that broke down the eight categories of admitted students to Stanford University. While the piece is intended as humorous, Jordan’s breakdown isn’t exactly a stretch of the truth. In fact, it’s probably quite accurate and that’s why it’s … 

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