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New Pressure Put on Colleges to End Legacies in Admissions

Texas A&M action draws attention to the issue.

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In deciding this month to end legacy admissions, Texas A&M University at College Station may have become a harbinger of similar changes at other higher-education institutions.

Texas A&M is the first public college to abandon a legacy policy...

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