Harvard, Stanford Reject 95 Percent of Applicants This Year – Bloomberg Business
A quarter of admissions officers said they felt pressured to admit less-qualified applicants because they had business, political and other connections to the school, and 16 percent said they gave preference to the children or siblings of alumni.
Those advantages are an “open secret in the college admissions process,” Seppy Basili, Kaplan’s vice president of college admissions and K-12 programs said in the report.
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