How so? They admitted a kid who wrote "#BlackLivesMatter" 100 times in the essay portion of his application. Now no matter what your opinion on BLM--my view is you bet black lives matter, the question is how to protect them best--the point of an essay in a college application is not just to get a view of the child's "activism" or political points of view, but to get a view of their ability to write.
So what Stanford admissions has said with this is that it doesn't matter whether someone can write well, which ought to speak strongly to the quality of the education one might obtain there. Strongly, and negatively.
Read the whole thing - I'm assuming there's another side to this story, but it's a hell of a story: [Michael Chambers's] nightmare began when a Mississippi social worker, Kyra Re...
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