A Mea Culpa on Legacy Admission

Earlier this week, we saluted Johns Hopkins University for announcing the elimination of legacy admission. In that same piece we wrote on Johns Hopkins officially announcing the elimination of legacy admission, we were sure to bring to our readers’ attention that Johns Hopkins had the luxury of being able to … 

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Johns Hopkins Should Release Legacy Data in Years to Come

Earlier this week, we reported on the public announcement by Johns Hopkins University that legacy admissions would be no more at the Baltimore, Maryland-based schools. As longtime advocates of eliminating the practice of offering preferential treatment to the progeny of alumni, we saluted Johns Hopkins for joining the ranks of … 

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Johns Hopkins University Drops Legacy Admission

As our loyal readers know all too well, Ivy Coach opposes the practice of legacy admission and for many years we have called for our nation’s elite colleges to end this anachronistic practice. It thus gives us great joy to share the news today that Johns Hopkins University has — … 

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