Posts tagged: College Admissions - Diverse
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NACAC Launches ‘College Admissions Decoded’ Podcast

by | June 18, 2019 A new podcast series from the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) aim Read more

Ignoring Race and Privilege: How The College Board’s SAT Adversity Score Missed the Mark

by Ivory A. Toldson and Donna Y. Ford | June 11, 2019
Adverse experiences and social privilege are both life circumstances that can alter a test-take [...] Read more

PhD Student’s App Aims to Improve College Match and Completion

by | May 2, 2019
As a teacher at a private high school in an affluent San Francisco Bay-area community and later [...] Read more

Redefining Merit

by | April 25, 2019
Following the college admissions scandal, countless thought pieces have addressed inequity in c [...] Read more

Why We Had to be Our Own College Counselors and How Congress Can Help

by Christine Rodriguez | April 16, 2019
There’s been so much attention lately about the college admission scandal — rich parents tr [...] Read more

Yes Virginia, There is a Choice

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Like many other students of color who receive messages that they’re not good enough, I had re [...] Read more

An A+ Punishment for Felicity And Others: Create Cy Pres Awards. For Real.

by Karen Gross | April 9, 2019
Those pleading guilty in the college admissions scandal can donate large sums of money to a cy [...] Read more

College Admissions is a Regressive Tax on Low-Income Students

by Ashu Desai | April 3, 2019
Recently, federal prosecutors charged dozens of wealthy parents with bribing college officials [...] Read more

Creating Opportunities for Underrepresented Minority Students 

by Alan Kadish | March 29, 2019
Recent news reports have indicated that, once again, minority enrollment in New York’s eight [...] Read more

Proficiency Over Privilege

by Amanda Wilkerson & Shalander "Shelly" Samuels | March 20, 2019
We are appalled but not surprised about the revelation of the ubiquitous celebrity admissions s [...] Read more

Rutgers-Newark Honors Program Takes New Approach to Developing Citizen Leaders

by | March 15, 2019
Christopher Latonnel is among 220 students ages 17 to 50 in Rutgers-Newark Honors Living-Learn [...] Read more

USC Officials to Deny Admission to Students Linked to Nationwide Admissions Scandal

by | March 14, 2019
Amid the recent unveiling of the largest college admissions cheating scandal in U.S. history, o [...] Read more

Will Whites Be Stereotyped as Corrupt Because of Felicity Huffman?

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The recent bust in Boston of an organized, professionalized, high-stakes college admissions fra [...] Read more

The Myth of Meritocracy

by | March 13, 2019
To my high school guidance counselor, I wasn’t college material. I remember flipping through [...] Read more

DOJ Reveals College Admissions Scandal, Rocks Higher Ed

by | March 12, 2019
The U.S. Department of Justice bombshell about 49 individuals across the nation who face charge [...] Read more
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