Admissions Standards Category

March 30, 2019

50 Years of Affirmative Action: What Went Right, and What It Got Wrong

A look back through the decades shows the successes and challenges of a divisive social policy.

March 30, 2019

11 of Our Best Weekend Reads

Gen Z has its say. Amanda Hess on the college admissions scandal. Kids and room sharing. A woman who feels no pain. Adventurous, alone, attacked. And more.

March 30, 2019

Elite Colleges Announce Record Low Admission Rates in Wake of College Cheating Scandal

It is harder than ever to get into the nation’s most selective universities. The news was troubling for many as the federal cheating case continues.