college admissions

  • Education Dec 12, 2019

    Lawsuit Demands UC System Drop Standardized Testing From Admissions Process

    A lawsuit filed against the University of California system Tuesday is trying to drop standardized test scores from its admission process, stating the system is “unconstitutional.”

  • college admissions Dec 11, 2019

    UC Standardized Testing Lawsuit

    A lawsuit filed against the University of California system Tuesday is trying to drop standardized test scores from its admission process, stating they entire process is “unconstitutional.” Melissa Colorado reports.

  • BOSTON Oct 30, 2019

    Former Surfing Executive Gets 2 Months in Prison in Admissions Case

    A former California business executive has been sentenced to two months in prison for paying $250,000 to get his son into the University of Southern California as a fake volleyball recruit. Jeffrey Bizzack, of Solana Beach, California, was sentenced in Boston’s federal court Wednesday. The 59-year-old pleaded guilty in July to a single count of fraud and conspiracy.

  • Chairman Oct 3, 2019

    Conn. Lawyer Gets 1 Month for Paying to Rig Daughter’s ACT Exam

    The former chairman of a global law firm was sentenced Thursday to one month in prison for paying $75,000 to rig his daughter’s ACT exam. Gordon Caplan, 53, of Greenwich, Connecticut, pleaded guilty in May to a single count of fraud and conspiracy in a deal with prosecutors. He is the fourth parent to be sentenced in a sweeping college...

  • finance Mar 14, 2019

    Lawsuits Filed Over College Admissions Bribery Scandal

    Upset parents and students have started suing schools and those involved in the nationwide college admissions bribery scandal. Two Stanford students on Thursday filed what they hope to be a class-action lawsuit against the private university and other elite universities, claiming that their degree doesn’t “worth as much as” before. In addition, Bay Area parent Jennifer Kay Toy is asking...

  • NBC NEWS Mar 14, 2019

    Lawsuits Filed Over College Admissions Bribery Scandal

    Upset parents and students have started suing schools and those involved in the nationwide college admissions bribery scandal. Two Stanford students on Thursday filed what they hope to be a class-action lawsuit against the private university and other elite universities, claiming that their degree doesn’t “worth as much as” before. In addition, Bay Area parent Jennifer Kay Toy is asking...

  • college admissions Mar 19, 2015

    7 Ways to Maximize College Financial Aid

    Paying for a college education can be daunting: A four-year public university can cost $19,000 a year on average, while the priciest private nonprofit schools can cost near $70,000, according to the College Board. But even if students and their families are disappointed by paltry financial aid packages, there are still numerous sources of financial aid that can help students...

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