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FIRE Amendment to PROSPER Act

William F. Lee
Front Feature

Here's What Happened in the Harvard Admissions Trial Today

On Oct. 15, a lawsuit alleging Harvard discriminates against Asian-American applicants went to trial in Boston. The Crimson is updating this article with a summary of what went down in the courtroom every day the trial lasts.

Dueling Rallies Precede Admissions Lawsuit Trial
Admissions

Hundreds Gather for Dueling Demonstrations Ahead of Harvard Admissions Trial

“Look at my children,” protester Sunny Zhao said. “Look at the people here’s children. Our children study so hard. Their hard work is not as appreciated. Why? It’s just because we are Asian. That’s unfair.”

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Overall Ranking
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Overall Ranking

Diep received an overall ranking of "2-" (on a scale of 1 to 6, where 1 is the highest) from his Harvard interviewer. He was labeled "one to recruit."

Comments on Personal Qualities
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Comments on Personal Qualities

A screen grab of Diep's admissions file shows the alumni interviewer focused on the applicant's personality and "fun, casual nature." (Highlighting added by Crimson staff.)

Personal Ranking
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Personal Ranking

Diep's interviewer gave him a relatively high score for his "personal qualities" and pondered whether he would be a good roommate at Harvard.

Academic Ranking
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Academic Ranking

Diep's SAT score of 2060 ranked in the 95th percentile relative to other college-bound high school seniors in 2014.

Extracurricular Ranking
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Extracurricular Ranking

Diep was president of the Key Club and a member of his high school's student government. (Highlighting added by Crimson staff.)

Financial Aid
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Financial Aid

At least two admissions officers appeared to mention Diep's possible eligibility for Harvard's financial aid program. The College describes its admissions process as need-blind. (Highlighting added by Crimson staff.)

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Letter to Bacow Regarding Arrest

Class of 2022 Freshman Survey
Features

The Crimson's Freshman Survey: Meet the Class of 2022

More than 50 percent of survey respondents are non-white, a first in The Crimson’s half-decade of canvassing incoming freshmen. Nearly half are “not at all interested” in campus social groups, the highest level of apathy in Crimson history. And — for the sixth year in a row — the majority of surveyed freshmen are virgins. Get to know the Class of 2022.

Joseph O'Donnell
Harvard Corporation

Joseph O'Donnell

Charles River

Class of 2018 In Memoriam

Friends and professors fondly remember the two lost members of the Class of 2018.

Unionization Voters

The Crimson's Exit Poll of the 2018 Unionization Election

The Crimson conducted exit polling of voters during Harvard's second-ever unionization election, which ultimately saw students vote to unionize for the first time in University history. Here, take a look inside the demographics of who voted and what drove them to the polls.

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