Surviving College Admissions Madness

The New York Times takes a critical look at college admissions mania which, “sends a message that college is a sanctum to be breached—a border to be crossed—rather than a land to be inhabited and tilled for all that it’s worth.”

The New York Times takes a critical look at the frenzy surrouding college applications in the US. “A yes or no from Amherst or the University of Virginia or the University of Chicago is seen as the conclusive measure of a young person’s worth, an uncontestable harbinger of the accomplishments or disappointments to come.”

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