If you’re a student disciplined for a gun protest, BU and MIT say it won’t hurt your chances

Admissions officials at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology said Thursday that if college applicants are disciplined for leaving class and joining in on the growing number of national high school protests against gun violence, it won't negatively affect their chances of getting into the renowned Cambridge school.

As students frustrated with a lack of gun control measures mobilize in the wake of the deadly Parkland, Fla., school shooting last week, which killed 17 people, some high schools across the country have threatened to suspend those who participate in the walkouts.

Read more at The Boston Globe: https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2018/02/22/mit-other-colleges-promise-applicants-that-joining-national-gun-protests-won-impact-admissions-decisions/oSYIZG6CtQ01FPiwaLonPN/story.html