What We’re Reading — LAT: Admissions Scandal Reinforces Stereotypes But Elite Colleges Admitting More Low-Income Students
This piece appeared in the Los Angeles Times on March 17, 2019:
Far from the California epicenter of the massive college cheating scandal, Matt McGann has followed the news with more than casual concern.
McGann is dean of admission and financial aid at Amherst College, which has a $2 billion endowment and a 13% admission rate. The western Massachusetts campus, founded nearly 200 years ago, is the kind of rich, elite private college that the wealthy parents ensnared in the scandal sought for their children — and allegedly tried to get them into using huge payments, bribes and lies.
Read the rest of this piece at the Los Angeles Times.
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