college admissions

WTF

Food and Drink Bigwigs Among Parents Indicted on College Admissions Scandal

The named defendants include a vineyard owner, a liquor CEO, and a 'food and beverage packaging' exec.
Jelisa Castrodale
3.14.19
college admissions

Lawsuit Claims the ACT Sells Students’ Disability Data to Colleges

They claim that the personal data sold could sway colleges’ admission and financial aid decisions.
Samantha Cole
8.10.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Girl Got into Five Ivy League Schools by Writing an Essay About Costco

This seems like some sort of Hamburger Helper mixtape-level branded marketing scheme, but it's all too real.
Spencer Fox
4.7.16
News

Students Are Fighting to Force Colleges to Stop Asking About Criminal Records

Since 2006, people applying to schools across America have been asked about their criminal history. But there's no actual evidence showing that makes any sense.
John Surico
4.5.16
Stuff

College Admissions Officers Describe the Wildest Applications They've Seen

We asked people who work in college admissions offices about the strangest things they've seen.
Arielle Pardes
4.1.16
crime

Colleges Should Stop Asking Prospective Students About Their Criminal Records

Past mistakes shouldn't make it impossible to pursue an education.
Julian Brookes
11.11.14
Stuff

I Ghostwrite Chinese Students' Ivy League Admissions Essays

When you think about your future multi-million dollar shipping moguls and up-and-coming diplomats, please remember a small handful of them probably received their Ivy League degrees thanks to me.
Eunice Park
8.30.14