Posted by Diana Cohen on January 14, 2020 in Admissions, Featured, In the News
Last year, we watched closely as Harvard admissions officials took the stand in federal court. This year, even with Harvard’s affirmative action case decided (for now), elite college admissions remain on trial in the court of public opinion. The question that we, the public jury, have on our minds is this: are highly selective colleges doing enough to create a fair and level playing field for admission? While 2019 ended with a ruling that affirms Harvard’s ability to use race-conscious admissions to build a diverse class, this larger question still looms large.