White private school boys are the new disadvantaged, says Cambridge academic

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David Abulafia said the culture wars had made being white, male and privileged disapproval in university admissions. He claimed that white boys from outstanding private schools were going to Durham, St Andrews and Bristol if rejected by their first choice Oxbridge colleges. Some were heading to Ivy League universities and might never return to Britain.
White private school boys are the new disadvantaged, says Cambridge academic
7 days ago·Cambridge, United Kingdom

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