The Outsized Advantage of Private Schools

Are private high schools the true enemy of equity in highly selective college admissions? Yesterday, the United States Supreme Court notably punted on the hot-button issue of the consideration of race in college admissions. But one editorialist for Slate believes that the real scandal in college admissions is not Affirmative … 

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Three Ivies Respond to Op-Ed on Private Schools

Several days ago, we shared with our readers an editorial penned by the inimitable Caitlin Flanagan for The Atlantic. The piece, Private Schools Have Become Truly Obscene, earned high praise on this college admissions blog for its forthrightness and for its juicy stories that shined a bright lantern on how … 

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Editorial of the Year on Private Schools

Every year, we designate an editorial written on the topic of admissions to be the editorial of the year. And while the Pulitzer Prizes may get announced in a little over a month, we don’t need to wait a full year to announce our winner and finalists. When we see … 

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