Let’s End Legacy Admission

Loyal readers of our college admissions blog know where we stand on the topic of legacy admission. We have, for many years, been vocal opponents of offering preferential treatment to the progeny of a school’s alumni base. In short, we believe legacy admission to be an anachronistic practice more befitting … 

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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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