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College applications rose in states that legalized recreational marijuana

Christopher D. Blake, Emory University Colleges in states where recreational marijuana became legal over the past decade saw a...

Support for legacy admissions is rooted in racial hierarchy

Angelica S. Gutierrez, Loyola Marymount University Not long after the U.S. Supreme Court’s June 2023 decision to ban the...

Affirmative action lasted over 50 years: 3 essential reads explaining how...

Howard Manly, The Conversation Ever since U.S. President Lyndon Johnson enacted affirmative action in 1965, white conservatives have challenged...

At a small liberal arts college, Black students learned to become...

Elizabeth Aries, Amherst College In her forthcoming book, “The Impact of College Diversity: Struggles and Successes at Age 30,”...

The SAT and ACT are less important than you might think

Mary L. Churchill, Boston University College admission tests are becoming a thing of the past. More...

How Indian American spelling bee dominance may fuel educational inequities

Pawan Dhingra, Amherst College Harini Logan, a cheerful 14-year-old from San Antonio, Texas, made history on June 2, 2022....

Top athletes have special advantages entering college, like children of alumni

Rick Eckstein, Villanova University In recent years, colleges have paid more attention to complaints that their admissions decisions give...

Why Indian American spelling bee success is more than just an...

Pawan Dhingra, Amherst College Over the past 20 years, Indian Americans have come to dominate the Scripps National Spelling Bee even though they comprise only...

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