Legacy Admission Violates Our Tax Code

For many years from atop our soapbox in college admissions, we have argued that legacy admission violates tax law and that the best way to rid the college admissions process of the practice of offering preferential treatment to the progeny of a school’s alumni base is to zero in on … 

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Ending the Legacy Advantage

The Editorial Board of The New York Times recently penned a piece calling for an end to the practice of offering preferential treatment to legacies in the college admission process. As we’ve long championed ending legacy admissions, we sure did like the editorial — and particularly because the editorial board … 

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