This elite college is bringing back legacy admissions

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Questions we explored this week:

  • Legacy alert: This elite college is bringing back legacy preference. Which one is it?
  • JUST IN: What’s the new method to get into Boston College or Colgate University with a full tuition scholarship?
  • Johns Hopkins president speaks out: What happened to legacy admissions?

January 12, 2020 — Vanderbilt
Vanderbilt will now consider legacy status at the same level as work/volunteer experience, geographic location, first-generation status, and race. Almost 15% of Vanderbi...

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