Topic: legacy admissions

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Cardoso ’19: Ending legacy admissions will help focus on access

April 6, 2018 0 comments

In his March 5 op-ed, Dean of Admission Logan Powell argues that a fixation on legacy admission is a distraction from the University’s efforts to increase access for underrepresented groups on campus.

Op-eds, Opinions

Young ’19.5: Vote yes on #FullDisclosure

March 20, 2018 0 comments

Today, the Brown community will be faced with a fundamental choice. We will be able to vote on not only a new set of candidates for the Undergraduate Council of Students and the Undergraduate Finance Board, but also on a ballot referendum to re-examine the use of legacy preference in the admissions process.

Students scrutinize legacy-based admission

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Students scrutinize legacy-based admission

March 14, 2018 0 comments

A coalition of student groups across 12 top colleges and universities issued a letter Feb. 14 announcing an effort to challenge legacy admission policies, which give preference to college applicants who are close relatives of alums.

Op-eds, Opinions

Powell: Dispelling legacy myths should help focus on access

March 5, 2018 0 comments

In recent weeks, there has been a call for full disclosure about the role that “legacy” status plays in the college admission process at selective institutions.

Liang ’19: Let my sister into Brown

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Liang ’19: Let my sister into Brown

October 31, 2017 0 comments

Ah, Nov. 1. Amid the wafting breeze of pumpkin spice and sepia-tinged sunsets, there’s another thing about today that truly makes my heart sing.

Renshaw ’20: End legacy admissions at Brown

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Renshaw ’20: End legacy admissions at Brown

September 17, 2017 0 comments

Though both my parents pursued degrees in higher education, my dad was the one who went to college in America.