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College admissions, Dedria Bryfonski, book editor

Label
College admissions
Title
College admissions
Statement of responsibility
Dedria Bryfonski, book editor
Creator
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Current Controversies: College Admissions This series covers today's most current national and international issues and the most important opinions of the past and present. The purpose of the series is to introduce readers to all sides of contemporary controversies"--
Member of
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 378.1/01
  • 378.1
Index
index present
LC call number
LB2351.2
LC item number
.C596 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Current controversies
Label
College admissions, Dedria Bryfonski, book editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Chapter 1. Should race be a consideration in college admission? In U.S., most reject considering race in college admissions / Jeffrey M. Jones -- Yes: race should be a consideration in college admissions. Both racial and class diversity benefit college campuses / Lee C. Bollinger -- Mismatch and the paternalistic justification for selective college admissions / Michal Kurlaender and Eric Grodsky -- The minorities admitted to elite institutions have high academic qualifications / Sasanka Jinadasa -- As nonwhites gain in numbers, improving their education benefits society / Ronald Brownstein -- No: race should not be a consideration in college admissions. Affirmative action is racial discrimination / Clarence Thomas -- Affirmative action is harmful to minorities -- Richard Sander and Stuart Taylor Jr. -- Academic institutions should not lower their standards for minorities / Sarah Siskind -- Racial considerations are arbitrary and unconstitutional / Carl Cohen -- Chapter 2. Should colleges consider legacies in the admissions process? Overview: legacy students have a significant advantage in college admissions / Elyse Ashburn -- Yes: colleges should consider legacies in the admissions process. Legacy students help to create a sense of community / Danielle Telson. Stop worrying about legacy admissions / Daniel Luzer -- Legacy students explore campus life through historic lens / Hannah Loewentheil -- No: colleges should not consider legacies in the admissions process. Colleges' elitist legacy preference / Scott Stern -- The price of admission / Gillian Tett -- Legacy students are already advantaged and do not need additional help / Shikha Dalmia -- Legacy preferences discriminate against minorities / Kathryn Ladewski -- Chapter 3. Should athletes get preferential treatment in college admissions? Chapter preface. Yes: athletes should get preferential treatment in college admissions. Athletic recruitment can help overall enrollment / Libby Sander -- Athletes enrich a college community with their diverse backgrounds and mindsets / The Daily Princetonian -- Athletic scholarships benefit a school financially / Douglas Brennan -- No: athletes should not get preferential treatment in college admissions. When colleges recruit athletes, everyone loses / Jack Turnage -- Preferential admissions treatment is harmful to student athletes / Thomas Emma -- Chapter 4: Should standardized tests be a factor in college admissions? Chapter preface. Yes: standardized tests should be a factor in college admissions. My view: 10 reasons the SAT matters / Kathyrn Juric -- In defense of the SAT / Po Bronson -- The SAT is not racially biased / Cherylyn Harley LeBon -- No: Standardized tests should not be a factor in college admissions. Standardized tests tend to favor upper-class students / Cooper Aspegren -- New evidence of racial bias on SAT / Scott Jaschik -- Standardized tests discriminate against minority and lower income students / Joseph Soares, interviewed by Sarah Ovaska -- GPA, SAT, ACT...RIP / Brandon Busteed
Control code
1578568
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
198 pages
Isbn
9780737770032
Lccn
2014017888
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Stock number
1379422
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1578568
  • (Sirsi) 1578568
  • (OCoLC)857979286
Label
College admissions, Dedria Bryfonski, book editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Chapter 1. Should race be a consideration in college admission? In U.S., most reject considering race in college admissions / Jeffrey M. Jones -- Yes: race should be a consideration in college admissions. Both racial and class diversity benefit college campuses / Lee C. Bollinger -- Mismatch and the paternalistic justification for selective college admissions / Michal Kurlaender and Eric Grodsky -- The minorities admitted to elite institutions have high academic qualifications / Sasanka Jinadasa -- As nonwhites gain in numbers, improving their education benefits society / Ronald Brownstein -- No: race should not be a consideration in college admissions. Affirmative action is racial discrimination / Clarence Thomas -- Affirmative action is harmful to minorities -- Richard Sander and Stuart Taylor Jr. -- Academic institutions should not lower their standards for minorities / Sarah Siskind -- Racial considerations are arbitrary and unconstitutional / Carl Cohen -- Chapter 2. Should colleges consider legacies in the admissions process? Overview: legacy students have a significant advantage in college admissions / Elyse Ashburn -- Yes: colleges should consider legacies in the admissions process. Legacy students help to create a sense of community / Danielle Telson. Stop worrying about legacy admissions / Daniel Luzer -- Legacy students explore campus life through historic lens / Hannah Loewentheil -- No: colleges should not consider legacies in the admissions process. Colleges' elitist legacy preference / Scott Stern -- The price of admission / Gillian Tett -- Legacy students are already advantaged and do not need additional help / Shikha Dalmia -- Legacy preferences discriminate against minorities / Kathryn Ladewski -- Chapter 3. Should athletes get preferential treatment in college admissions? Chapter preface. Yes: athletes should get preferential treatment in college admissions. Athletic recruitment can help overall enrollment / Libby Sander -- Athletes enrich a college community with their diverse backgrounds and mindsets / The Daily Princetonian -- Athletic scholarships benefit a school financially / Douglas Brennan -- No: athletes should not get preferential treatment in college admissions. When colleges recruit athletes, everyone loses / Jack Turnage -- Preferential admissions treatment is harmful to student athletes / Thomas Emma -- Chapter 4: Should standardized tests be a factor in college admissions? Chapter preface. Yes: standardized tests should be a factor in college admissions. My view: 10 reasons the SAT matters / Kathyrn Juric -- In defense of the SAT / Po Bronson -- The SAT is not racially biased / Cherylyn Harley LeBon -- No: Standardized tests should not be a factor in college admissions. Standardized tests tend to favor upper-class students / Cooper Aspegren -- New evidence of racial bias on SAT / Scott Jaschik -- Standardized tests discriminate against minority and lower income students / Joseph Soares, interviewed by Sarah Ovaska -- GPA, SAT, ACT...RIP / Brandon Busteed
Control code
1578568
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
198 pages
Isbn
9780737770032
Lccn
2014017888
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Stock number
1379422
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1578568
  • (Sirsi) 1578568
  • (OCoLC)857979286

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