At a time when students are working harder than ever to gain admission to college it's comforting to think of universities as bastions of academic inquiry, where students debate grand ideas and discover how they can best serve society. But the reality is more complicated.
Every year thousands of low-income students in the U.S. “under-match” in college admission, landing at colleges that are not the strongest academic fit for them. Most of these students never even apply to the best colleges they coul... Read Post
Two college admissions experts who testified before the special commission this morning expressed surprise at the university's elaborate clouting system. They acknowledged that all colleges and universities receive inquiries from po... Read Post