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Dr. Neil McLaughlin

Essay by Neil McLaughlin on U.S. and Canadian post-secondary education

In the wake of the U.S. university admissions scandal, Neil McLaughlin reflects on the differences in access to universities in Canada and the United States.

Mar 27, 2019

The essay, titled “Subsidized privilege: The real scandal of American universities,” discusses the extreme levels of wealth held by U.S. universities, the advantages they confer onto elite students, and the pressures on Canadian institutions to compete with them in global rankings. Read the full essay on The Conversation