Mike Bloomberg Proposes Ending Legacy Admission

As our loyal readers know all too well, we at Ivy Coach have been calling for an end to the practice of offering preferential treatment to the progeny of a university’s alumni base — to the practice of legacy admissions — for many years. Recently, we applauded Johns Hopkins University … 

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A Coalition Calling For Transparency in Legacy Admissions

Legacy admission, the practice of offering preferential treatment in admissions to the sons, daughters, and grandchildren of a school’s alumni base, is a practice that we believe is one of the last vestiges of openly discriminatory admissions policies of the twentieth century. Now don’t get us wrong — there are … 

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