Harvard’s Legacy Problem

From atop our soapbox in college admissions, we at Ivy Coach have been calling for an end to the practice of legacy admission for years. But unlike many folks who simply decry legacy preference in admissions because it’s unfair, we have decried legacy preference in admissions because we believe certain … 

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Legacy Admission at Harvard

There’s an article in “The Crimson” today that cites legacy admission at Harvard to “hover around 30% – more than four times the regular admission rate.” So if you’re the son or daughter of at least one Harvard College or Radcliffe College alum, you have four times as good of … 

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