The Shrinking World of Need-Blind Admissions
05.13.2019 -- To many admissions experts, the gold standard for private college admissions policies is a pledge to be need blind in admissions and to meet the full demonstrated need of all who are admitted. This combination of policies is consistent with telling low-income students that if they work hard, they could be admitted to some of the top colleges in the country and have enough money to enroll. But only a few dozen private colleges have such policies. And this year the College of the Holy Cross ended its long-standing tradition of need-blind admissions...[Read more].