The Role of Legacy Admission at UPenn

A quarter of students admitted through Early Decision to the University of Pennsylvania’s Class of 2022 are the children and grandchildren of UPenn alumni. That’s right — 25%. It’s an astounding statistic, especially considering legacy students made up only 16% of this year’s Early pool. Legacy students were almost twice … 

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Legacy Admission at Penn

Where do you stand on the issue of legacy admission at Penn and every other  highly selective college? If you’re undecided on the issue, you may wish to check out an excellent piece published today in “The Daily Pennsylvanian” by Harry Trustman entitled “Legacies make up a sixth of Penn undergraduates. … 

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