Elite American colleges are now widely suspected of admitting male applicants with lower grades, to even up the numbers.

B. At least in the rich world, that wasteful truth has been triumphantly overcome.

C. Stendhal once wrote that all geniuses who were born women were lost to the public good.

D. Yet, despite this monumental advance, much ability, both male and female, is wasted because of tenacious stereotypes.