Sure, donating to your desired school doesn’t hurt, but Jillian Berman suggests there may be five less obvious ways that the wealthy have an edge in college admissions:
- Continuing disparities in K-12 education
- The focus on SAT and ACT scores
- Pressure to keep a school’s costs in line
- The weight placed on whether a student seems interested in a college
- Legacy admissions
For a more in-depth look at these five, look here.