ALDCs at Harvard

Would it surprise you that 43% of white students at Harvard University fit neatly into one of the following categories?: recruited athletes, legacies, development cases (a.k.a. Dean’s Interest List), and/or children of faculty/staff? If you’re a regular reader of our college admissions blog, it likely doesn’t surprise you one bit. … 

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White Privilege at Harvard

Between the 2014 and 2019 college admissions cycles, 43% of white students admitted to Harvard University were either legacies, recruited athletes, development cases (as noted on the Dean’s Interest List), and/or the children of Harvard faculty/staff. It’s a statistic that isn’t the least bit surprising to us or likely to … 

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