Phi Beta Cons

Going to an Elite University Doesn’t Mean Getting an Elite Education

So argues UCLA graduate Eric Ha in today’s Pope Center piece. He found that his high-standards high school was superior to his UCLA experience.

The assumption behind racial preferences in college admissions is that it’s a big favor to “underrepresented” students to let into “prestige” schools where they’ll get a better education. But that ain’t necessarily so.

George Leef is the the director of editorial content at the James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal.

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