The college applicants who lie about their race

SocratesPost is always on the frontlines scouring the news for relevant updates in the college admissions landscape. We look for anything that can help shape our understanding of the latest trends in admissions and help our readers see the direction in which we’re moving.

Questions we explored this week:

  • How many white college applicants lie about their race to get a boost in college admissions?
  • This NY university just cut tuition by 50%. Which one?
  • This college just got the biggest cash donation in its 179-year history. Where?

October 26, 2021 — 34%
According to a survey of 1,250 white college applicants, 34% lied about being a racial minority to increase their chances of getting into college and getting financial aid rese...

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