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Harvard Prof: Merit-based admissions 'reproduce inequality'
2018-09-09
h/t Instapundit
A Harvard University professor claims in a new academic study that merit-based admission processes at elite universities "reproduce inequality."

Harvard education professor Natasha Warikoo draws on interviews with 98 white, native-born students at Harvard, Brown University, and the University of Oxford in "What Meritocracy Means to its Winners: Admissions, Race, and Inequality," published in the journal Social Sciences.

During interviews Warikoo conducted between 2009 and 2011, these students were asked to sound-off on whether they felt their school had meritocratic admissions and if they supported affirmative action. Many answered the second question affirmatively and hailed the benefits of a diverse student body.
Posted by:g(r)omgoru

#9  Easily solved. Go full-on lottery for admissions and for symmetry's sake pass a law that the only "investment" university endowments are allowed to make are lottery tickets.
Posted by: M. Murcek   2018-09-09 18:59  

#8  Another Harvard racist who wants to keep the filthy Asians out
Posted by: Regular joe   2018-09-09 16:01  

#7  How do idiots like this teach?

This "Professor" produces inequality out of his own ass.

Posted by: newc   2018-09-09 15:39  

#6  Natasha sez: "Inequality is the new smarts. And we're against both of 'em!"

Posted by: Anomalous Sources   2018-09-09 14:55  

#5   Interestingly, (s)he doesn't address how (s)he arrived at (her)his level of competency. Unequally on merit or equally by gender/skin tone?

In my experience, there's considerable overlap between the sets of affirmative action beneficiaries and Dunning Kruger.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru   2018-09-09 14:40  

#4  who volunteered to be interviewed? self-identifying SJW guilty Whites and approval-seeking toadies.

Nuff said
Posted by: Frank G   2018-09-09 14:17  

#3  Interestingly, (s)he doesn't address how (s)he arrived at (her)his level of competency. Unequally on merit or equally by gender/skin tone?
Posted by: AlmostAnonymous5839   2018-09-09 14:12  

#2  Harrison Bergeron
Posted by: g(r)omgoru   2018-09-09 13:43  

#1  So inequality is because of merit and not priveledge? Good to know.
Posted by: Rjschwarz   2018-09-09 13:37  

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