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exboyfil Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-08-09 08:51 AM
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10. How about complete openness in how all enrollment/aid decisions
are made by colleges (at least public colleges)? If AA is not an issue then a healthy openness will not be a problem. I firmly suspect that many enrollment/aid decisions are made based upon factors that would make everyone uncomfortable (just witness the Illinois scandal which goes on often). What is not supporting is to use such scandals as Illinois as a reason to support AA (it is a matter of contacts and not race).

I think admissions/aid administrators have way too much unaccountable power. Also I think it is bogus to report aid by including loans and grants together. Statistics should be done (at least at every public institution) on the particular aid package for every individual (of course the identities should be removed) and what prompted the decision (ie merit based but also adding to the diversity of the student body, musician, etc).
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  -How to address modern racial inequality: is affirmative action just? CNHander  Jul-27-09 04:44 PM   #0 
  - And for the record, I am by no means a Repub, I only disagree with Democrats on a couple issues n/t  CNHander   Jul-27-09 04:46 PM   #1 
  - Sorry I can't contribute  OneTenthofOnePercent   Jul-27-09 04:47 PM   #2 
  - I see you are seeking multiple opinions  Wickerman   Jul-27-09 04:57 PM   #3 
  - That's why I was hoping DU could provide me with some better ones! n/t  CNHander   Jul-27-09 05:21 PM   #4 
  - I'm sorry this happened. But there are many more schools.  Hoyt   Jul-27-09 05:58 PM   #5 
  - I'll be fine  CNHander   Jul-27-09 06:26 PM   #6 
  - Tim Wise covers this  Brewman_Jax   Jul-29-09 09:50 PM   #7 
  - It's true that AA is quite rare and that you usually hear white conservatives arguing against it,but  CNHander   Aug-06-09 09:30 AM   #8 
     - I re-read the opening  Brewman_Jax   Aug-07-09 10:20 AM   #9 
        - How about complete openness in how all enrollment/aid decisions  exboyfil   Aug-08-09 08:51 AM   #10 
        - I didn't say I deserve to get into Stanford, because there's limited space...  CNHander   Aug-17-09 04:02 PM   #12 
           - How do you know what Stanford's admission criteria are?  kwassa   Aug-20-09 10:19 PM   #14 
  - Oh give me a fucking break...  DeadEyeDyck   Aug-14-09 12:07 AM   #11 
     - No need for profanity, I'm trying to be civil here, I just want more permanent, just equality  CNHander   Aug-17-09 04:15 PM   #13 
        - no, you just want to get into Stanford.  kwassa   Aug-20-09 10:21 PM   #15 
           - Selection Process Is Complex  steelerman   Oct-14-09 08:09 AM   #16 

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