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Color me confused…

Exactly what is meant by the bolded sentence?

The researchers say that, by focusing so heavily on high scorers, the elite colleges they examined are ignoring promising minority students with lesser scores, increasing the competition for high-scoring minority students, and potentially ?simply ?pricing? themselves out of the ?market? for a more diverse learning environment.? Especially among the most prestigious of the 30 institutions, it is hard to believe that putting less emphasis on high SAT scores would cause the institutions? quality to suffer. Elite Colleges’ Scramble to Enroll High SAT Scorers May Undermine Diversity – Chronicle.com

Do they mean that colleges should LOWER standards to meet minority students halfway? Boy talk about a sense of accomplishment for those minority students that get into Yale under the suggested guidelines. How insulting.

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