The future of legacy admissions

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:

  • This elite school system got caught making "exceptions" to admit under-qualified students. Which one?
  • Goodbye, again! These four colleges dropped test score requirements.
  • What's the future of legacy admissions? Here's what one presidential candidate says.

February 24, 2020 — University of California
A recent audit found that the University of California, which received 840k apps last year, admitted about 2% of students "by exception." This means they ...

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