The university agreed to turn over confidential documents to the Justice Department, which is investigating whether it has discriminated against Asian-American applicants.
The Trump administration, in a letter last week, threatened to sue the university to force it to turn over student and applicant records.
Edward Blum, who has orchestrated more than two dozen lawsuits challenging racial preference laws, is now fighting affirmative action in the Ivies.
With so many variations on what constitutes higher education as well as family, it’s no wonder there are so many definitions. And that matters.
The admissions process is a maddening mishmash of competing objectives, and an attempt to measure the unmeasurable: you. No, it isn’t fair, and likely never will be.
There’s no magic formula for getting into a selective college, but here are some lessons from a longtime observer to help you navigate the process.