Study after study: Has college gotten too easy?


Each spring, colleges of all sorts like to brag that they just snagged their smartest incoming freshman class yet. Acceptance rates go down, average test scores and GPAs go up, reports the Washington Post. And then come stats like this one: More than a quarter of college presidents think their students are graded too leniently, according to a survey by the Pew Research Center released Monday. (When just focusing on leaders of private institutions, it goes up to a third.) And more than half of these same presidents also reported they believe students today study less than those a decade ago…

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