Politics at Amherst: Affirmative Action (Part 1)

"Politics at Amherst" seeks to enrich political discourse on campus by bringing underrepresented perspectives into the conversation. On this episode, host Aaron Holton ’25 is joined by Tim Carroll ’25 in the first of a two-part series on affirmative action.

Staff podcaster Aaron Holton ’25 and guest Tim Carroll ’25 discuss the value of diversity in higher education, its bearing on economic mobility, and they imagine a future where an applicant’s socioeconomic status is considered in the college admissions process.