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.
A new University of Illinois-Chicago study concludes that attractive high school students are more likely to get higher grades. But students I interviewed for 1010 WINS at the Validus Preparatory Academy in the Bathgate section of t... 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