University Business: Transforming college admissions with better practices

“Competition to get into college or university has always been a hallmark of higher education. Because educational institutions have such a huge impact on students’ lives and future earning potential, the competition can feel ruthless for applicants—and the schools looking to attract the best applicants possible.

Theoretically, at least, it’s a meritocracy, with the “best” students admitted to the best universities. In practice, it’s been a different story. No one feels this dichotomy more fiercely than students trying to carve out a space for themselves in such a highly competitive system. In particular, marginalized students may feel as though the entry point to education is far less accessible than it is for more privileged students.”

Read the full article in University Business.