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College admissions scandal: What did the students know about 'the side door,' and what should happen next?

College admissions scandal: What did the students know about 'the side door,' and what should happen next?No students have been charged in the sweeping college admissions scandal, which involved bribery, test doctoring and fraud. What becomes of them?



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College admissions scandal: Does attending an elite school mean you'll earn more money?

College admissions scandal: Does attending an elite school mean you'll earn more money?The college admissions scandal comes down to money. Graduating from elite schools translates into better jobs and higher salaries, most people think.



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College admissions scandal: Why the meritocracy should look in the mirror

College admissions scandal: Why the meritocracy should look in the mirrorFor one day last week, a divided country was briefly united — in outrage — at the college admissions scandal implicating dozens of wealthy parents (including actresses Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman) who were accused of bribing and cheating their children’s way into some of America’s most elite universities.



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'A gut punch': How the college admissions scandal hurt families with disabled students

'A gut punch': How the college admissions scandal hurt families with disabled studentsParents fear the scandal could jeopardize what is already a stressful process for students with legitimate need to get disability accommodations.



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Scandal lays bare stress of elite college admissions process

Scandal lays bare stress of elite college admissions processSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — With dreams of UCLA for her daughter, single mother Donna Balancia chose a high-rent apartment to get her into Beverly Hills High School, which she hoped would give her the best shot at the college of her choice.



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College admissions scandal: Why we won't see mug shots for Lori Loughlin, Felicity Huffman

College admissions scandal: Why we won't see mug shots for Lori Loughlin, Felicity HuffmanThe DOJ and U.S. Marshals Services say their policies prohibit releasing booking photos because doing so doesn't serve the agencies' needs if the person has already been apprehended.



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College admissions scandal investigation began with tip from Los Angeles man: Report

College admissions scandal investigation began with tip from Los Angeles man: ReportMorrie Tobin was reportedly being investigated in connection with an unrelated securities-fraud case when he tipped the FBI off to Operation Varsity Blues.



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What colleges and universities have to do right now to clean up admissions

What colleges and universities have to do right now to clean up admissionsWe're victims, universities said, after they were caught in largest college admissions scandal ever. Here's why no college has offered sweeping change



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Admissions scam adds insult to injury for minority applicants

Admissions scam adds insult to injury for minority applicantsIn what a federal prosecutor called “the largest college admissions scam ever prosecuted by the Department of Justice,” dozens of people were charged in a bribery scheme to cheat on SAT and ACT entrance exams and buy admission to elite schools for the children of wealthy parents. Through payments disguised as donations, parents involved in the cheating scandal paid between $ 250,000 and $ 400,000 per student to its “mastermind,” William Singer, who then laundered the money through his college counseling service to bribe college officials and coaches.



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College admissions scandal: Stanford students file civil lawsuit amid 'bribing scheme' controversy

College admissions scandal: Stanford students file civil lawsuit amid 'bribing scheme' controversyTwo Stanford students have filed a civil lawsuit alleging they were denied a fair opportunity to be admitted to Yale and the University of Southern California – amid the ongoing college admissions scandal in which 50 people are accused of participating in what authorities have described as a large-scale bribery scheme. Lawsuits began emerging on Wednesday, a day after federal prosecutors said a California company made about $ 25m from parents seeking spots for their children in top schools including Georgetown University, Stanford University, the University of Southern California and Yale University.



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