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    As demography shifts, Queens College won’t lower standards

    Amongst the competitive four-year colleges in the City University of New York, Queens College is home to many different cultures and ethnicities. However, competition can be an advantage and a disadvantage. The advantage comes with having some of the top students in the world attend the school, but with that, the ethnography of the students changes, leaving little variety. With a stricter admissions process, QC along with the other four-year colleges — Baruch, Brooklyn, City and Hunter College — have witnessed a shift in demography. When CUNY was first established in 1847 it was known as the Free Academy, providing higher quality education and making it accessible and affordable to…