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Resource ID: #15388
Subject: Colleges
Source: Newsweek Magazine
Date: 5-Apr-99


Newsweek looks at who holds the keys to elite schools like the University of Chicago? How do they choose? In an age when jurors scurry from murder trials to explain their verdicts on CNN, few deliberations remain secret. But what happens behind the door of the college-admissions office each year is still a dark mystery to 2.5 million applicants and their jittery retinues of parents, teachers and counselors. During the past year, the University of Chicago permitted Newsweek to watch what goes on behind the wizard's curtain.

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