My Short Reaction to the Legacy Admission Issue

Eliminating legacy admissions at "elite" colleges sounds like a noble thing but is also short-sighted and more in the realm of virtue signaling than anything else. It assumes that all legacies are admitted automatically because they're legacies, which is untrue. It assumes that legacy applicants are all wealthy white kids, which is problematic. It also … Continue reading My Short Reaction to the Legacy Admission Issue

What Does “Eliminating Legacy Preferences” in College Admission Really Mean?

Eliminating "legacy preferences" in college admission is harder than it seems.

Students protesting gun violence recall

Students protesting gun violence recall the days when the NRA was actually FOR gun control. http://ow.ly/bWjB30jtYB1

April can be the cruelest month for kids

April can be the cruelest month for kids deciding on which college to attend. http://ow.ly/RMdb30jtCVS