Princeton freshman Tal Fortgang was right that "privilege" is a problem, but not about why.
Many institutions claim to evaluate applicants based on who they are as people rather than simply looking at test scores and grades—an approach that incites anxiety in students and parents alike.
The pitfalls of the overshare
An ethically sourced engagement ring doesn't change the fact that you're engaged, just like a girl who got her jewelry at Zales.
Certain types of unpaid internships can look like a problem only for the privileged—which makes it easier to ignore their real injustice.
Women in their 20s are told they're too young to settle down. Then, seemingly overnight, they start hearing they're spinsters. What gives?
Tips for spotting a problematic new genre: parental overshare