STOP Blaming Affirmative Action for Your College Rejection

Season 2 Ep 244/6/16

Getting into college is tough, but being rejected from school is even tougher. One of the biggest myths is that affirmative action is taking away spots from those who deserve them more. However, Affirmative Action is not about selected under-qualified candidates of minority races, it is about giving those minorities an equal opportunity to be considered in the first place. And more than just minorities are benefiting. In fact white women have historically been the greatest beneficiaries of affirmative action! Of course, no one thinks the college admissions process is perfect, but maybe the frustration should be directed towards other aspects of the college admission process… (*cough cough* legacy admissions).

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