The Admissions Scandal

The Admissions Scandal


July 3, 2019

Several characterizations of the wealthy in his writings seem especially relevant to the ongoing admissions scandal, Mike Martin observes.

April 3, 2019

To understand how the recent scam departed from conventional procedures for monitoring the role of athletics in admissions, it's worth examining the Ivy League conference, writes John R. Thelin.

March 26, 2019

We must put an end to the admissions madness that leaves students exhausted, parents frustrated and poorer families feeling they can’t compete, argues David Coleman.

March 25, 2019

The admissions scandal reveals that, rather than stereotype them, academe must take a better look at children of affluence, argues Billie Wright Dziech.

March 22, 2019

We should trade outrage and disgust for promise and opportunity, argues Rick Dalton.

March 21, 2019

Low-income students face many more obstacles to earning a college degree than affluent ones. Preferences for alumni children shouldn’t be among them, argues Peter McPherson.


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