A student works under a tree at the Harvard University campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in November 2016. The university has been taken to court for its admission practices that some argue discriminate against Asian-Americans. Photo: EPA
OiYan Poon
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OiYan Poon

Why Harvard and other elite universities should avoid a Tinder approach to student admissions

OiYan Poon says universities select students based on a range of criteria that takes into account their intended major, career interests and personal contexts, rather than just their test scores

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A student works under a tree at the Harvard University campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in November 2016. The university has been taken to court for its admission practices that some argue discriminate against Asian-Americans. Photo: EPA
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