A High School, a College, and a Tour

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:

  • What happens when an elite public high school opens to all?
  • One college is taking a different approach to legacy admissions.
  • What should you ask on a college tour?

The story of Lowell High School tells us
San Francisco’s Lowell high school, one of the most accomplished achievement based public high schools in the country, shifted admissions to a lottery system ...

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