College Admissions

The New War on Merit

The left calls for racial quotas in the name of progress 

Feds Attempt To Intervene After Weeks Of Violent Protests In PortlandThe American dream is that any citizen, regardless of sex, race, creed, or color, can rise on his determination and merit. History is littered with examples of the reformers who worked to realize that dream, pushing the most influential institutions in the country to prize talent and hard work over wealth and connections.

Review: ‘Unacceptable: Privilege, Deceit & the Making of the College Admissions Scandal’

Jancen Power was a pole vaulter at Water Valley High School. Disappointed after finishing sixth in the Texas state championship in 2015, he decided to work harder for the title the next year, "[practicing] around his volunteer gig" and "[driving] 90 miles each way" for lessons. His hard work paid off as he cleared 14 feet to win the state title in 2016. The victory featured a photo of him clearing the bar for the win.