The Merits of Affirmative Action

We came across a terrific editorial on the pages of The Harvard Crimson authored by the paper’s Editorial Board that we figured we’d share with our readers. The piece, entitled “What Admission to Harvard Really Means,” shines a light on Harvard’s leading role in ushering in an era of diversity … 

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Why the Department of Justice Chose to Investigate Harvard

Why did the United States Department of Justice, under the leadership of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, choose to mount an investigation into the practice of Affirmative Action at Harvard University? We’ve heard this question asked several times over the last few weeks. Some folks are wondering: Why not Yale, Stanford, … 

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Affirmative Action at Harvard

As universities across America keep a watchful eye on the Trump administration’s interest in challenging the legality of Affirmative Action, there is no university facing more intense pressure than Harvard University. As we’ve previously reported on the pages of our college admissions blog, the United States Department of Justice, under … 

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Why Affirmative Action Is Good

Affirmative action is a flawed system, but it creates a fairer playing field for minorities and helps foster American meritocracy. While we’ve done it quite a few times over the last few days, we’ll continue defending Affirmative Action today. “The Washington Post” published an excellent editorial today, authored by Julia … 

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The Practice of Affirmative Action in College Admissions

There’s an excellent editorial in “My San Antonio” by Richard J. Reddick entitled “Leave affirmative action policies alone” that we figured we’d bring to the attention of our readers. In the piece, Reddick defends the practice of Affirmative Action, asserting that it was enacted by the executive order of three … 

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Affirmative Action at Harvard

There’s an interesting piece in “The Washington Post” by Nick Anderson entitled “How Harvard set the model for affirmative action in college admissions” that we figured we’d share with our readers. After all, Affirmative Action is a hot topic right now with the Supreme Court expected to soon rule on … 

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