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“The vast majority of our families cannot pay the money,” Lewis said. “We have the conversation: `It`s a binding agreement, you agree to understand what it`s going to cost you. You cannot compare financial assistance plans. And I`m going to say it`s our home. Who benefits from the practice of admission and what should be done in terms of the impact on justice? “The pressure to add an early part of the class leaves little room for good students who don`t have hooks,” he said. “Frankly, even with the word “hook,” I don`t feel good. I don`t think we`re trying to bait. “Is the father wrong?” Schiffman asked. “Yes. But did I create this mania where her daughter felt she had to use ED to get in, and now they`re trying to use financial aid levers? I do not know the answer to that question. Two school counsellors also participated in the discussion. Both came from schools that looked after relatively well-off students — Elise Rodriguez is the director of university guidance at Dalton School, and Joanne Lewis is director of the Center for Studies and Careers at Palos Verdes High School in California, which has classes of 400 students.

But the Dalton School is a much more prosperous, high-touch environment than almost any public high school. Rodriguez is one of three university counselors for a class of 110. It also strengthens the class of students who actually have access to university through an early decision. Nor did he know whether the girl had been admitted through other admission procedures. This is another criticism of an early decision: candidates who have made an early decision, rather white and rich, are accepted at higher rates than regular candidates. An early decision can also reinforce the feeling that students are assured of what they want. But they can`t always get what they want,” Brennan said. Instead, higher education institutions and admissions agencies should find ways to encourage students to think more broadly about their opportunities. “I know this big ED animal isn`t always the simplest pill you can swallow,” Schiffman said.

“What I can tell you is that the more schools that can be transparent in this process, the more we can meet you halfway.” “They just want it to be over in their head,” she said. “And, frankly, so are his parents. Their parents are pushing a lot of this pressure to get to the best school possible. Rodriguez went ahead of the recipients of the early decision: her and her students. Students are under enormous pressure to enter the best university or university possible, she said. They cannot imagine waiting for the regular decision-making process and not knowing where they will go to university by the spring of their graduate years. An early decision is a mandatory admission option where students enter a university or university that they consider their first choice. Students agree to enrol at this university if they are admitted and withdraw their applications from other higher education institutions. Applications and application deadlines until students choose to register arrive earlier than at the time of standard admission. At its national conference, NACAC relaxed the incentive rules for early authorization under pressure from an anti-trust investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice.

The roundtable participants did not disagree — the privileged take advantage of it. They are also students privileged enough to think about university early in their high school career and to give priority enough to commit to accepting admission to university without first seeing the offer of financial assistance.