Ah, now I understand how some of those clueless kids at my Ivy got in...I always figure they donated a building!
Count me really, really happy they got caught. But as sensational as this story is… (View Post)
There has been lots of talk in this thread about undeserving kids getting accepted over more deserving ones, and how the system is stacked against Merit and in favor of connections and the "Old Boy N… (View Post)
ASU Barrett has a lot of really strong students, so I don't think the "everyone is admitted" worry is justified - you'll be plenty challenged in Barrett, just as much or more than UCSB. The average … (View Post)
@privatebanker Thanks for starting this thread, and for talking about your change of heart. I used to get exorcised (Euphemism for p#$%%d off) about college tuition going up every year, usually twic… (View Post)
There are only 300-600 students a year who get a 1600 on the SAT (I think the number is more like 2800 for a 36 on the ACT). Even if all of them went HYPSM (and they don't), that is only 80 or so 16… (View Post)