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Unfortunately, I think the real world result would be that the universities would simply use it to discriminate against those of lower economic backgrounds.

I think that a reasonably smart person could devise a system that was double-blind and have the ratio the school would have to co-sign for be proportional to some economic measure (based on FAFSA application, for example). The school would only know the test scores, high school grades and class rank, and desired major. Info updated at the end of each year with latest grades and the co-sign portion increases each year.
The school's scoring algorithm for each major would have to be completely open and public, rather than like the "secret" admissions algorithms.

Mike
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