Again, I'll ask, who advocates for the non minority student who actually is working just as hard, if not harder?I don't have the answer. But understanding there is an issue should at least make people understand that a stopgap is to lower the standards in order to give opportunity that would never be there for those who are actually working just as hard, if not harder.
I don't believe I or anyone else said that. My issue is students not qualified, be they black, white, anything in between, or legacy.The common argument (this thread is a perfect example) is that they are simply lowering the standards to let idiots in..
I think what's happened, in their zeal to admit minorities, they are admitting absolutely unqualified students.This is never the case, they slightly lower the standards to bring in a more diverse student population.
An older article worth reading. I found parts of it surprising.
"Affirmative Action" and College Graduation Rates .