Articles tagged: Legacy Admissions
Georgetown Explained: Georgetown’s application process
With students preparing for Georgetown’s Jan. 10 regular decision deadline, debate over the application has returned to the forefront.
SFS Academic Council calls for reform of Georgetown’s admissions practices
The SFSAC released a petition to eliminate standardized testing scores and legacy status in Georgetown’s admissions process.
Students petition to end legacy admissions at Georgetown
A long-accepted part of the college admissions process, legacy admissions, which prioritizes applicants with familial ties to a school, have come under renewed scrutiny for their prioritization of wealthy, predominately... Read more
End Legacy Admissions
In 2014, Johns Hopkins University quietly removed its admissions’ consideration of legacy status. This January, their university president went public with the change in The Atlantic, noting dramatic increases in... Read more