Elite Admissions: Yesterday Vs. Today


I've joked in the past that eventually one of the so-called “elite" colleges in America will achieve its sought-after nirvana: A zero percent acceptance rate. Nobody gets in!

Obviously, that won't happen. That's why I joke about it. However, with elite acceptance rates now down to the five percent neighborhood, one has to wonder, just like in limbo dance contests, how low can they go?

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