School Counselors Should Tell It Like It Is

Some days ago, we wrote about how President Biden’s staff touted on social media that Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s high school counselor discouraged her from applying to Harvard. Judge Brown Jackson, who has since earned both a Harvard undergraduate degree and a Harvard Law degree, is now a nominee to … 

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Certain Lazy High School Counselors

It’s a relatively new phenomenon but it’s spreading fast at elite prep schools across the land: some high school counselors are refusing to advocate for their students in their charge at the colleges to which they apply. And what’s their rationale? They essentially argue, in the spirit of equity, that … 

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