Do university applications favour middle-class kids? Yes – because their parents write them

Britain’s only social mobility professor says personal statements should be scrapped. But the problem takes root much earlierIt wasn’t until my elder daughter applied for university that I became aware of personal statements – 4,000 words with which the applicant can persuade the seat of learning that they are made of the right stuff. I…

Do university applications favour middle-class kids? Yes – because their parents write them | Adrian Chiles — Education | The Guardian

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