A new era of college admissions arises with the fall of affirmative action

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    A new era of college admissions arises with the fall of affirmative action Ivonne Olivas

 

University admission officials take into account a number of factors when deciding whom to invite into their institutions. They usually include a prospective student’s academic record, extracurricular activities and values. Before the Supreme Court’s decision on June 29, they could also take into account something else that may influence a person’s life experiences: race.

The end of affirmative action came in June after the Supreme Court ruled against its use in the college admissions process. How universities are altering their admissions process?

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