Friday, August 29, 2003

New Michigan admission rules 

Financial Aid Office has all the details. It has questions to ask applicants "What would you as an individual bring to our campus community" to contribute to "an academically superb and widely diverse educational community", and to "Describe an experience you�ve had where cultural diversity�or a lack thereof�has made a difference to you." Just about what we expected: "This is just a naked attempt to maintain quotas," Abigail Thernstrom of the Civil Rights Commission notes. Joanne Jacobs finds the essay "creepy".