Legacy Admission By The Numbers

Nearly a third of Harvard’s incoming Class of 2021 consists of legacy students. That’s right. If you pick out three Harvard undergraduates at random, chances are strong that one will be the progeny of a Harvard alum. But if that statistic alone isn’t astounding to our readers, let’s further break … 

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Legacy Admission Statistics

There is a piece on the opinion pages of “The New York Times” entitled “End College Legacy Preferences” written by Evan J. Mandery that we wanted to discuss. In his editorial, Mandery argues that there is so much attention paid by the courts to the practice of Affirmative Action but … 

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