This is bad. I grew up in a family that worshipped Stanford, I married a Stanford grad student, and my cousin got her MA there. I had relatives in Palo Alto so we spent a lot of time on the campus. Stanford to me has always been the paragon of excellence in education, but sometimes it’s wise to remember that private universities are businesses. The SV Biz Journal has the story. Read it HERE.
Stanford is gaming its admissions with an eye to attracting donors