Social Class Links 08/12/2014

  • Another college drops admissions testing, acknowledging that tests that highly correlate with family income adds little to admissions decisions.

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  • The complicated experiences of being a first-generation student of color.

    “These feelings of resentment and gratitude¬†are further complicated when I think about how my decision to stay in college and earn my college degree brings up a larger dilemma. I am fed up with the system, but I am still here. I critique the ins and outs of these institutions, but I still reap benefits from the education, the networks and the career opportunities. I see all the problematic factors of why I am on campus, but I walk around campus with a smile plastered on my face because I realize how fortunate I am.”

    tags: socialclass

Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

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