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Behind UC’s ‘admission by exception’ side door: sports, money, diversity — and secrecy

Each November, tens of thousands of high school students file their applications to the University of California and an army of admissions staffers begins deciding who will be accepted to the nation’s most prestigious public university. Now, the Varsity Blues scandal has cast a spotlight on a once-obscure part of that admissions process. Known as […]