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Stop Bashing Harvard’s Legacy Students

Most of these students don’t have that much of an edge, and the university needs them.

By Naomi Schaefer Riley

Almost a third of Harvard University’s incoming freshman class are “legacies,” according to a new survey by the Harvard Crimson.

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