Oct 29, 2021 - Podcasts

Legacy Admissions

College admissions are theoretically based on high GPAs, test scores and strong essays. But there’s another way students can get accepted: legacy admissions. Wealthy students who have alumni in their families may gain entrance through their connections. But could we see more top-tier universities close this side door?

Axios Re:Cap talks with chief financial correspondent and author of the weekly Axios Capital newsletter Felix Salmon about legacy admissions.

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