Admissions people love to discover the diamond in the rough. The kid who got a mixture of A's and B's because he was caring for sick relative while holding down a part-time job, while going to school. No time or money SAT camp. But the kid has something they can't teach in an SAT class.... CHARACTER.
You know the time is right to take control, we gotta take offense against the status quo
Originally Posted by A. de Tocqueville
If you didn't get into your first choice, obsessing about the minorities who did get into 'your' school is not healthy. Going to another school for two years, bringing home grades that show your first choice what a mistake they made not picking you us, that feels more American.
Race should play no part and give anyone an advantage because you have no choice in race, it's a crap shoot. It should only be judged by your accomplishments etc. Things you directly contribute to, period.
No Lives Matter
AUSTAN GOOLSBEE: I think the world vests too much power, certainly in the president, probably in Washington in general for its influence on the economy, because most all of the economy has nothing to do with the government.