Topic: legacy admission

Calvelli ’19: The real problem with legacy admissions

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Calvelli ’19: The real problem with legacy admissions

April 3, 2019 0 comments

At Brown, student activists have long called for an end to legacy admission. And there has been righteous outcry over The Herald’s report that Brown’s Office of Advancement gives special access to children of “alumni, parents and friends.”

Cardoso ’19: Don’t let the discussion of legacy admission die

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Cardoso ’19: Don’t let the discussion of legacy admission die

November 8, 2018 0 comments

In a recent community-wide email, Undergraduate Council of Students’ President Shanzé Tahir ’19 announced the creation of a University working group to “critically assess the ways in which Brown admissions can decrease barriers for first-gen and low-income students.”