Tag: Admissions

Nationwide Admissions Scandal Implicates Former Georgetown Tennis Coach, Parents

Nationwide Admissions Scandal Implicates Former Georgetown Tennis Coach, Parents

By: and
03/12/2019

The U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts unsealed two indictments against members of the Georgetown community Tuesday morning. One named former Georgetown men’s and women’s tennis coach Gordon “Gordie” Ernst as a defendant, and the other included the parents of four students admitted to Georgetown, at least three of whom eventually matriculated. Ernst…

Admissions Equity Requires Broader Consideration

Admissions Equity Requires Broader Consideration

By:
10/27/2017

Last week, The Hoya’s editorial board argued that, because it leaves qualified Asian-American students disadvantaged when applying to Georgetown and other elite colleges and universities, race-based affirmative action should no longer be included in the university’s admissions policy. This editorial board applauds attempts to address obstacles facing Asian-American students, and we hope this conversation continues and…

University Must Address Inequality

University Must Address Inequality

By:
02/03/2017

On Jan. 18, 2017, The New York Times reported on a study by The Equality of Opportunity Project which ranked colleges by how many of their students come from families within the top 1 percent of the income scale versus how many students come from the bottom 60 percent. The study found that of all…

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