Details behind Princeton’s 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:

  • Are California public universities picking up affirmative action again?
  • A Princeton student dug this up: What's the truth behind legacy admissions at the New Jersey Ivy?
  • Want to live on campus? Sorry. This East Coast college is cutting 1,800 on-campus housing spots.

June 22, 2020 — Possibly
With Proposition 209, California banned affirmative action in 1996. Affirmative action gives admissions preference to underrepresented minorities like Blacks, American Indian...

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