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The Recent College Admissions Scandal: A Reflection of Structural Inequality

The Recent College Admissions Scandal: A Reflection of Structural Inequality

Angela Abbatiello, Staff Writer

March 27, 2019


Filed under Opinion

In early March, actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin were arrested on fraud charges after it was revealed that they allegedly participated in an illegal college admissions scheme orchestrated by college counseling consultant William Singer. “Singer was charged with taking about $25 million dollars from...

College Admissions Scandal is An Example of a Corrupt Education System

College Admissions Scandal is An Example of a Corrupt Education System

Ariel Shomo, Contributing Writer

March 27, 2019


Filed under Opinion

The college admissions scheme that has been making headlines throughout the past week involved many wealthy families, including that of well-known “Full House” actress Lori Loughlin, who allegedly paid thousands of dollars to elite universities and coaches to accept their children. This outrageous...

A Law School Applicant’s Viewpoint on the College Admissions Scandal

A Law School Applicant’s Viewpoint on the College Admissions Scandal

Christabelle Calabretta, Staff Writer

March 27, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Earlier this month, dozens of Hollywood stars, top business leaders and other elites who make up the top one percent of wealth distribution in America were charged for participating in a college admissions scandal. Millions of dollars were spent in order to grant their children admission into top und...

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