“In a drab basement of the Yale admissions office, I sat before a manila folder. Inside were the mostly dull, occasionally wrong, sometimes informative papers that documented my admissions process.”
Molly Hensley-Clancy of BuzzFeed gives a first-hand account of the increasingly popular practices by colleges of destroying admissions files out of fear of students being able to get their hands on them.
More: I Saw My Admissions Files Before Yale Destroyed Them, BuzzFeed, March 29, 2015
Earlier: After Flood Of Requests, Elite Colleges Begin Destroying Admissions Records, BuzzFeed, March 25, 2015
Earlier: Here’s How To See What College Admissions Officers Wrote About You, BuzzFeed, January 15, 2015