Book Display: Getting In Or Getting Out: College Admissions, through mid July

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Operation Varsity Blues is the latest scandal in college admissions, arising from greed and the pressure experienced by many, especially the wealthiest, to get into the "best" schools, at whatever the cost. But what does this frenzy say about the big business of higher education? Test prep, cheating, lying, and buying your way in are symptomatic of a larger societal problem in the way we look at college and all that we hope it brings.

 

Let’s target the need for common sense and ethics in the college admissions process, so we embrace good and meaningful steps toward the ultimate goal of higher education.


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At the Everett News Cafe, you'll find a new book collection every few weeks that relates to current affairs, education, or learning environments.



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Last Updated: 12:48 pm, Thursday, May 16 , 2019