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Legacy Admissions to Colleges Under Scrutiny

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Legacy Admissions to Colleges Under Scrutiny

Legacy Admissions to Colleges Under Scrutiny

Legacy Admissions to Colleges Under Scrutiny

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NPR's Karen Grigsby Bates talks with Jim Fallows of the Atlantic Monthly about the practice of legacy admissions by many colleges and universities. Fallows says the debate over affirmative action in admissions has opened up this tradition to scrutiny — and now, possible reform.