Affairs Today: The Misguided Shepherd – A Response to “Don’t Send Your Kid to the Ivy League”


I write for a Britain-based student news journal, Affairs Today. As part of my work for the publication, I recently wrote a response to William Deresiewicz’s article in The New Republic called “Don’t Send Your Kid to the Ivy League,” which took the world by storm last August and became the most-viewed page in The New Republic’s history. In the article, I acknowledge Deresiewicz’s valid criticisms to higher education, but point out some of the author’s misconceptions and flaws in his methodology.

Read the article here:

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