Phi Beta Cons

Mismatched

From the Chronicle:

A new study by researchers at Princeton University has found that the children of alumni — commonly known as “legacies” — are far more likely than minority students or athletes to run into academic trouble in college if admissions preferences got them through the door.

Here’s the full study

John J. Miller, the national correspondent for National Review and host of its Great Books podcast, is the director of the Dow Journalism Program at Hillsdale College. He is the author of A Gift of Freedom: How the John M. Olin Foundation Changed America.