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Agreeing and disagreeing with The Wall Street Journal's "How to fix college admissions&quot

On Saturday, November 30th, the Wall Street Journal published an article called "How to fix college admissions". Here are my comments on each of the ten ways the WSJ suggested to fix college admissions: 1. Get rid of rankings: DISAGREE. Rankings should be taken with a grain of salt because the underlying calculations are poorly understood. However, rankings are useful as a relative tool, to help families identify the tiers of college programs. I find rankings on niche.com helpful just to see what categories a school is ranked in (most liberal, diverse, greek, etc), to get a sense of the culture. 2. Limit # of colleges to which a student can apply: AGREE. The common app does make it easy to a