Admission Outcomes Can Require Daunting Choices
It has been a week that is amazing! The fantastic College Admissions Scandal of 2019 broke this morning — the period that is annual of choices — and stones on . a historic college confidential forum thread, now approaching 3,000 (!) posts, has analyzed every aspect of this ‘pay to play’ fiasco, from both a moms and dad’s and student’s perspective.
Of course the media have now been having a field with all of this, too day. In fact, it’s unusual that one may click on a news site, nevertheless, without seeing some type or kind of story linked to the scandal. Pupils are suing colleges, moms and dads are suing universities, universities are rescinding admissions, etc. It’s really a advanced schooling three-ring circus.
Plus, the timing could not become more perfect, or awful, according to which side you are on. In a few days, the Ivy League springtime decisions should come away, along side those of other so-called ‘elite’ schools. These ‘elites’ are in the scandal’s bullseye. Thus, one possible metaphor for in a few days’s pending decisions could be compared to a rocket in the launch pad with its machines pre-ignited, ready for the shackles holding it back again to launch and permit liftoff.
The metaphorical liftoff will function as filing of lawsuits from elite applicants whom are denied. I’m sure that colleges across the land, both elite and non-elite (whatever those expressions mean, if any such thing), are steeled fo Read more