College Planning

Legacy Admissions

Most of the top colleges in the United States consider an applicant’s relation to alumni in the admissions process. This approach, which may give children or relatives of alumni an advantage in the admissions process, is commonly called legacy admissions or legacy preferences. Here’s what you should know about legacy admissions, how it may affect you and why it’s a hotly debated topic in making college access a reality for more students.

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