Comparing students' academic careers and dwelling over college acceptances and rejections to top schools is counterproductive to the true problem that exists in higher education, Liz Willen writes in this blog post. In a country where barely one-third of Americans have a four-year degree and more and more students are struggling with the skills required for college admissions, the focus needs to shift from who got in where to why more students aren't adequately prepared, Willen argues.

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