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Colleges weigh fate of students with tainted applications

Colleges weigh fate of students with tainted applicationsBOSTON (AP) — In the wake of a massive college bribery scheme, the schools caught in the middle have been left facing a thorny question: What to do about the students who may have been admitted through fraud?



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I got into 39 colleges without cheating: What applying to schools looks like in 2019

I got into 39 colleges without cheating: What applying to schools looks like in 2019Jordan Nixon got into 39 colleges without any celebrity parents or $ 500,000 bribes. But that doesn't mean it wasn't "stressful to say the least."



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Students target colleges in lawsuit over bribery scheme

Students target colleges in lawsuit over bribery schemeSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In one of the first lawsuits to come out of the college bribery scandal, several students are suing Yale, Georgetown, Stanford and other schools involved in the case, saying they and others were denied a fair shot at admission.



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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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Fake disabilities, photoshopped faces: How feds say celebrities, coaches and scammers got kids into elite colleges

Fake disabilities, photoshopped faces: How feds say celebrities, coaches and scammers got kids into elite collegesThey faked disabilities. They photoshopped faces onto different bodies. They paid millions in bribes. How scam worked to get rich kids into college



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Trump vows executive order requiring 'free speech' at colleges

Trump vows executive order requiring 'free speech' at collegesTrump made his remarks at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference after bringing to the stage Hayden Williams, a conservative activist who was punched at the University of California, Berkeley, last month while recruiting students for a conservative group. “Today, I am proud to announce that I will be very soon signing an executive order requiring colleges and universities to support free speech if they want federal research funds,” Trump said. If universities do not comply “it will be very costly,” he said.



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The 50 Most Beautiful Colleges in America

The 50 Most Beautiful Colleges in America



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Prestigious U.S. colleges won't reject students who protest guns

Prestigious U.S. colleges won't reject students who protest gunsMany school districts officials have threatened to suspend high school students who take part in nationwide gun control walkouts and other demonstrations called by survivors of the mass shooting that killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland. Such disciplinary action can sometimes hurt a student’s chances of getting into a preferred college.



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Students, alumni challenge legacy preference at top colleges

Students, alumni challenge legacy preference at top collegesBOSTON (AP) — Students and alumni at some of the nation's top universities are urging their schools to reconsider admissions policies that give an edge to relatives of alumni.



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Colleges That Accept the Most Applicants

Colleges That Accept the Most ApplicantsThe U.S. News Short List, separate from our overall rankings, is a regular series that magnifies individual data points in hopes of providing students and parents a way to find which undergraduate or graduate programs excel or have room to grow in specific areas. Be sure to explore The Short List: College, The Short List: Grad School and The Short List: Online Programs to find data that matter to you in your college or graduate school search.



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