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The Academic Index at Ivy League Schools

Student athletes who hope to be recruited to play a Division I sport in the Ivy League* sooner or later come across the Academic Index (“AI”). The Academic Index was originally developed to ensure that the eight colleges of the Ivy League didn’t excessively lower their academic standards for recruited athletes in order to field competitive athletic teams. Since then, their use... 

College admissions is not a meritocracy; it is a game

College admissions is not a meritocracy; it is a game
College admissions is not a meritocracy, it is a game. Those who know how to play the game began years ago. They have donated consistently and substantially to their alma maters, they have provided their children with ample opportunities to stand out in the admissions game through their experiences, they have provided the support necessary for their children to get top grades and they have paid for... 

Higher Education Alternatives for Homeschoolers – PorcFest X

Higher Education Alternatives for Homeschoolers - PorcFest X
Higher Education Alternatives for Homeschoolers. This is a variant of a speech you may have seen me give before, tailored for the liberty community. Admissions numbers are general estimates used to illustrate my point, based on actual admissions policies. PorcFest is an annual camping festival held in New Hampshire to celebrate liberty and the Free State Project. Each year they bring in libertarian... 

Stanford Athletics and College Admissions

Stanford Athletics and College Admissions
Stanford University has officially won its 17th Consecutive Division I Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup. The Directors’ Cup is an award given annually to the colleges and universities with the most success in collegiate athletics, segmented by division, with Division I being the most athletically competitive. Stanford finished with 1550.25 points, well ahead of Ohio State which finished second with... 
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