In “Don’t Send Your Kids to the Ivy League” William Deresiewicz argues the weakness of admission system is that the system is exacerbating inequality, rich students easily enter elite schools and the weakness affects the students painfully insecure. The weakness of admission system is that the system is exacerbating inequality, rich students easily enter elite… William Deresiewicz, who taught at Yale for 10 years, recommends that students not go to Yale or other Ivy League schools, or even strive to go there. William Deresiewicz claims they do not give a remarkable social experience nor do they allow room for students to think themselves. I recently read this article by William Deresiewicz called Don’t Send Your Kid to the Ivy League and thought it was well-written and fascinating.
In his essay “Don’t Send Your Kids to the Ivy League,” Deresiewicz emphasizes the way, the Ivy League makes children “anxious, timid, and lost” and how the admission process is a hoax; it is all about the money rather than the student. by Samuel Blumenfeld
Moreover, Deresiewicz believes that parents should never send their child to an Ivy League school; since there are horrendous effects on college students.
In his article, “ Don’t Send Your Kids to the Ivy Leagues”, he uses his status and personal anecdotes to persuade the reader of just that. Even though it didn’t directly apply to premeds, I thought the points addressed by Deresiewicz are things that premeds should keep in mind.