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Scam Academy

I Manipulated Lonely Teachers to Steal Tests in High School

I got the idea when I was working at a movie theater.
Anonymous
8.20.19
money-scams

Rich Families Are Legally Separating from Their Kids to Pay Less for College

It's the latest tactic the wealthy use to game the system.
Allie Conti
7.30.19
Hey, You Around?

A College Dealer Explains Why Snapchat Is So Great for Selling Weed

"I serve to some real stoners who I think are in college for the sole purpose of being able to buy pot from me."
Seth Ferranti
7.1.19
Scam Academy

These Engineering Students Built a Special Pen Just for Cheating on Tests

"We didn't really need to cheat, because we already had 3.9 GPAs."
Anonymous
6.18.19
Scam Academy

I Use My Learning Disorder Diagnosis to Cheat on Tests

Getting diagnosed cost thousands of dollars—my roommate couldn't afford it—but it's helping me out big time.
Anonymous
6.4.19
Scam Academy

I Make $1,000 a Week Writing Essays for Lazy Students

Helping kids scam schools has turned into a full-time job for me.
Anonymous
5.21.19
Technology

This Medical School in Japan Uses Facial Recognition for Attendance

Students take turns using tablets to take photos of themselves to confirm attendance.
Lex Celera
4.15.19
education

What it’s Like Writing Fake Essays for Wealthy International Students

College admissions fraud is a global industry. Just ask these “tutors.”
Stephen K Hirst
4.4.19
Internet

How 'Lofi Hip Hop Radio to Relax/Study to' Became a YouTube Phenomenon

The infinitely looped clips of anime set to chill-ass beats have millions of devoted followers. Why?
Luke Winkie
3.25.19
Late Capitalism

The College Scam Is Exposing All the Legal Ways Rich People Game Society

The real question is what took so long for the country to start looking at this stuff more closely.
Alex Norcia
3.14.19
Culture

Meet the Professor Who Made Beyoncé's 'Lemonade' a College Course

After empowering Southern students of color with her "Lemonade" course, Texas professor Omise’eke Tinsley retraces her own roots in a new book.
Rachel Rascoe
12.18.18
drinking

What It's Really Like to Stay Sober in College

"I find alcohol existentially terrifying.”
Eve Peyser
12.5.18
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