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College Admissions

  1. just asking questions
    A Sociology Professor on the Long History of Elites Gaming College AdmissionsJoseph Soares says that standardized tests were never really about meritocracy.
  2. life in pixels
    Why We Fake College Applications and Facebook ProfilesRick Singer’s college admissions fixing scheme has a lot in common with scams and catfishing on social media.
  3. varsity blues scandal
    How the College Admissions Ring Explains 21st-Century American Capitalism“Human capital” is at the center of our economy. Thanks to Rick Singer, we now know its going rate.
  4. college admissions scandal
    Colleges Can’t Fix Their Unfair Admissions Process on Their OwnPolicies like ending early decision and parental donations could help. But the admissions scandal shows it will take far more to level the field.
  5. lawsuits
    Students Sue Over ‘Rigged’ System That Let ‘Rich Parents’ Buy AdmissionsThe Stanford students, who are suing a group of schools, say they were “never informed that the process of admission was an unfair, rigged process.”
  6. college admissions scandal
    A Thorough Guide to the College Cheating ScandalEverything to know about the national college cheating scandal involving Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman.
  7. influencers
    For Once, Influencers Are Not the Worst People in the StoryLori Loughlin’s daughter is a first-year student at USC with nearly 2 million YouTube subscribers. Her parents are accused of buying her admission.
  8. college admissions scandal
    I Was a College Admissions Officer. This Is What I Saw.Even when it’s done legally, the process is a scam.
  9. college admissions scandal
    Here Are All the Parents Named in the College Admissions Scandal IndictmentYou know Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin. Here are the rest of them.
  10. college admissions scandal
    Of Course the College Admissions Scandal Has an NCAA AngleIn a way, it’s the strangest element of this thoroughly bizarre case.
  11. college admissions scandal
    Not Even the Joneses Can Keep Up AnymoreThe college admissions scandal shows that even the wealthy are having trouble coping with the rapaciousness of American capitalism.
  12. college admissions scandal
    All College Admissions Are a Pay-to-Play ScandalRevelations that Hollywood stars and business leaders bribed elite schools into accepting their kids is a reminder that meritocracy is a myth.
  13. college admissions
    Jared Kushner Shows There’s a Shady-Yet-Legal Way to Get Rich Kids Into CollegeKushner’s dad gave Harvard a $2.5 million donation, and he wasn’t indicted (well, not for that).
  14. scams
    Felicity Huffman, Lori Loughlin Among Dozens Charged in College Admissions ScamThe suspects paid bribes of a few thousand dollars up to $6 million, without the admitted students knowing.
  15. college admissions scandal
    College Admission Scam Involved Photoshopping Kids’ Heads Onto Athletes’ BodiesA truly hilarious detail from newly unsealed court documents.
  16. scams
    Felicity Huffman, Lori Loughlin Among Dozens Charged in College-Admissions ScamThe suspects paid bribes of a few thousand dollars up to $6 million, without the admitted students knowing.
  17. the law
    Harvard Admissions Trial Won’t End Affirmative Action – But That’s the End GoalBy taking up the cause of a small group of Asian-Americans, conservatives hope to give the Supreme Court a chance to end a historic civil-rights tool.
  18. trans rights
    Smith College Will Now Admit Trans WomenA historic policy change for the women’s college.
  19. higher education
    Smart White Girls Had a Rough Time Gaining Admission to Top Schools This YearSuperstars wanted.
  20. oopsies
    Admissions Gaffe Breaks Hearts of 76 Vassar College Applicants For some, the joy only lasted about half an hour.
  21. kids these days
    More High Schools Are Honoring Multiple ValedictoriansOverachievers can now share this accolade.