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Operation Varsity Blues

Felicity Huffman Sentenced to 14 Days in Prison in College Admissions Scandal

The actress paid $15,000 for someone to take the SAT for her daughter.
Emma Ockerman
9.13.19
money-scams

How For-Profit Colleges Have Targeted and Taken Advantage of Black Students

A new report highlights all the ways the racial wealth gap is exacerbated by America's higher education system.
Allie Conti
9.10.19
money-inequality

Court Documents Reveal How Affirmative Action for the 1% Really Works

Scandalous new details about the University of Southern California's admission process came out as part of the ongoing 'Varsity Blues' trial.
Allie Conti
9.5.19
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
8.19.19
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
Scam Academy

I'm a College Professor Who Faked Dissertation Data on the Side

It was a good gig for a while, to be quite honest.
Anonymous
7.29.19
student debt crisis

Elizabeth Warren Is Taking Her Plan to Cancel 75% of Student Debt to Congress

The bill would partially fulfill one of her presidential campaign promises.
Morgan Baskin
7.23.19
Scam Academy

I Got Paid to Improve Rich Kids' Personalities on Their College Applications

I agreed to do something that seemed a little bit sketch but ultimately legal so I wouldn't have to take out loans. It turned out to be a very fine line.
Anonymous
7.15.19
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
6.27.19
college debt

What the 2020 Democrats Say They'll Do About Your College Debt

Where the candidates stand on debt forgiveness and free or low-cost college.
Rex Santus
Kelly Vinett
6.19.19
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
6.17.19
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
6.3.19
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