« on: February 27, 2008, 02:01:17 PM »
Many applications seriously take socio-economic background into consideration. Anyone who's submitted a Boalt application, for example, would know they dedicate an entire page of the application to applicants' socio-economic background ("Socio-economic Questionnaire"). They ask not just about financial background, but also about educational background, i.e. whether or not you're a first-generation college student.