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Bian: The real problem with college admissions isn’t Affirmative Action; it’s legacies

Andrea Bian, Op-Ed Contributor

November 12, 2018

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

When I applied to Northwestern a year ago, I chose not to check the “Asian” box on the Common Application. I definitely wasn’t alone — most of my Asian-American peers and friends chose not to, either. As a high school...

Northwestern emphasizes use of holistic admissions process in wake of federal Affirmative Action scrutiny

Julia Esparza, Reporter

August 8, 2017

Filed under Campus, Diversity and Inclusion, Latest Stories, Top Campus Stories

In light of the Trump administration announcing its intent to re-examine Affirmative Action, Northwestern is upholding its commitment to using a “holistic process” in admissions decisions. According to a report by The New York Times,...