Study Charges Harvard With Recruiting Black Applicants Who Have No Chance of Admission

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A new study from researchers at Duke University, the University of Georgia, and the University of Oklahoma charges that Harvard University “encourages applications from many students who effectively have no chance of being admitted, and that this is particularly true for African Americans.” The study was based on data that was made public in the recent lawsuit that ruled that Harvard did not discriminate against Asian American applicants. The study states that “African American applications soared beginning with the Class of 2009, with the increase driven by those with lower...

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