CA State Auditor report alleges UC admissions are biased, unfair

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The report states that UC Berkeley admissions office staff admitted 42 nonathlete applicants between 2016 and 2018 because of their relationships to donors, campus staff or faculty, despite some receiving the 'lowest possible score' on their application and not being recommended by their initial evaluators.

UC Berkeley has admitted 55 students, who were less qualified than those it rejected, for familial and donor connections, according to a report published Tuesday by the California State Auditor’s office.
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