When Legacies Are Rejected

While I stand by my basic assertion that legacy admissions are fine, as the policy hurts no one and improves school finances, every once in a while I come across something that makes me a little uncomfortable with the concept.

Ladies and gentleman, Jackie Milestone:

Raised on her father’s knee, hearing Saybrook stories. And yet she still was deferred from Yale after applying to the early action pool. Oh, the pain.

Yale: do not reward this unseemly behavior. Please don’t admit her.

Daniel Luzer

Daniel Luzer is the news editor at Governing Magazine and former web editor of the Washington Monthly. Find him on Twitter: @Daniel_Luzer