PERSPECTIVES: At America’s Most Selective Schools, Admission Pressure is at an All-Time High

Since 2000, the average number of applications at America’s most selective schools has risen from 10,000-25,000. Over the same time frame, the acceptance rate at those schools has dropped from 27% to 12%. Melissa Korn has the details with a set of proposals for fixing what’s happening. It’s at The Wall Street Journal (for subscribers only).

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