How low-income students gain legacy status

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 college accepted 10% more ED applicants than last year. Where is it?
  • After years of rising interest, these UCs saw a drop in freshman apps this year. Which ones?
  • How can low-income students gain the same status as legacy students? Here's one way.

February 14, 2020 — Trinity College
330 students were admitted ED, due to the size and strength of the Class of 2024's applicant pool. 76% of those admitted ED did not submit test scores. Trinity has...

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