Elite universities have been giving special preference to children of prior graduates for more than a century. Has the time come for that practice to stop? A sociologist weighs in.
For the past two decades graduates of America’s most selective universities have dominated the Time 100 list. Will that always be the case?
Colleges will likely offer bigger financial aid packages to compete for students amid the uncertainty of the COVID-19 outbreak, a former admissions officer says.
Colleges often seek to boost student diversity, build a strong academic class and bring in more tuition money. A former enrollment manager says it can be difficult to do all three.
College rankings are set up to make you believe one college is better than another. But a closer look reveals college rankings may be measuring something entirely different.
An expert explains the many reasons why people behave in an unethical manner and what research shows on why the wealthy have a need to maintain their higher status.
The college admission scandal that involved big bribes, coaches and Hollywood actors grew out of a system that favors rich parents and gives coaches too much leeway in admissions, a scholar argues.
Even though America claims to be a society based on hard work and meritocracy, rewards go only to those with the right college degree.