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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...

Simply scrapping the SAT won’t make colleges more diverse

Guadalupe I. Lozano, University of Arizona When the University of California decided in early 2020 to stop using the ACT and SAT in admissions by...

5 ways that the coronavirus will change college admissions this fall

Robert Massa, University of Southern California Editor’s note: The new coronavirus is spreading across the United States just as many high school seniors were applying...

The SAT’s new ‘adversity score’ is a poor fix for a...

Leigh Patel, University of Pittsburgh The College Board recently revealed a new “adversity score” that it plans to use as part of the SAT in...

Why rich parents are more likely to be unethical

David M. Mayer, University of Michigan Federal attorneys have arrested 50 people in a college admission scam that allowed wealthy parents to buy their kids’...

Why meritocracy is a myth in college admissions

Morgan Polikoff, University of Southern California; Jerome A Lucido, University of Southern California, and Julie Renee Posselt, University of Southern California The most damaging myth...

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Chad Williams, Brandeis University The recent decision by the NFL regarding player protests and the national anthem has yet again exposed the fraught relationship between...