New York City high school admissions data suggest that top colleges might be 50% Asian if not for holistic admission policies.
Admission numbers for New York City’s top test high schools were recently released, showing that 50% of students admitted were Asian American. Admission to these schools is determined solely by test scores.
Top universities use a holistic admissions system, aiming for racially diverse student bodies.
- ‘Racial preferences mostly benefit fairly privileged students of color’ who help dispel stereotypes (Cost of College)