Elias Vlanton


The Unkindest Cut

The visionary guidance counselor in a poor urban high school discovers why some top colleges don’t want even his best students: money.

Affirmative Action in the Trenches

“B” was all he texted me, but I knew Tramon was disappointed. His first report card at Dartmouth College was not straight A’s, matching his high school record. He was already analyzing that single B, he assured me when we talked later, and thinking about where he needed to improve. A few days later Morganne,… Read more »