The miss­ing 3%

Finweek English Edition - - Letters - ERIC AT­MORE

IN THE LET­TER head­lined “CIDA wel­comes all” (25 Jan­uary 2007), CEO Taddy Blecher de­fends the CIDA City Cam­pus ad­mis­sions pol­icy, say­ing that CIDA is open to all stu- dents as long as they meet cer­tain cri­te­ria, which in­cludes a pass in math­e­mat­ics.

He then de­scribes the gen­der profile of the stu­dent pop­u­la­tion as fol­lows: 48% male and 49% fe­male. What cri­te­ria does the re­main­ing 3% meet? And, based on his maths com­pe­tence, would Taddy qual­ify for ad­mis­sion to his own univer­sity?

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