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Posted 13 March 2019 - 09:02 AM

Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin's husband Mossimo Giannulli are both released from custody after making their first court appearances in the massive college cheating scandal  https://www.dailymai...ry-scandal.html
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  • Huffman, Loughlin, and Giannulli are among 50 people who have been accused of paying bribes to get their children into America's top colleges 
  • The Desperate Housewives star allegedly paid $15,000 to arrange for someone to secretly change her daughter's answers during the SAT exam  
  • Loughlin and husband allegedly agreed to pay bribes of $500,000 in exchange for having their two daughters designated as recruits to USC crew

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Posted 13 March 2019 - 09:18 AM

PICTURED: The CEO's daughter and Georgetown student who allegedly gloated about cheating on her SATs after her parents 'paid more than $1MILLION to get her into the school'   https://www.dailymai...ating-SATs.html
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  • Isabelle Henriquez allegedly knew her parents were bribing her way into school
  • Manuel and Elizabeth Henriquez allegedly paid $25,000 to have a 'proctor' sit with her during the SAT exam in October 2015
  • The proctor allegedly sat 'side-by-side' with Isabelle and provided her answers to the test, then 'gloated' with her and Elizabeth about 'the fact they had cheated' 
  • Henriquez and his wife also allegedly paid Gordon Ernst, the school's tennis coach, $950,000 to designate their daughter as a recruit for the team

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Posted 13 March 2019 - 06:43 PM

TV celebrities, coaches charged in college bribery scheme:      https://www.foxnews....-bribery-scheme
 
Igor Dvorskiy, 52, of Sherman Oaks, Calif., director of a private elementary and high school in Los Angeles and a test administrator for the College Board and ACT;
 
Gordon Ernst, 52, of Chevy Chase, Md., former head coach of men and women’s tennis at Georgetown University;
 
William Ferguson, 48, of Winston-Salem, N.C., former women’s volleyball coach at Wake Forest University;
 
Martin Fox, 62, of Houston, Texas, president of a private tennis academy in Houston;
 
Donna Heinel, 57, of Long Beach, Calif., the senior associate athletic director at the University of Southern California;
 
Laura Janke, 36, of North Hollywood, Calif., former assistant coach of women’s soccer at the University of Southern California;
 
Ali Khoroshahin, 49, of Fountain Valley, Calif., former head coach of women’s soccer at the University of Southern California;
 
Steven Masera, 69, of Folsom, Calif., accountant and financial officer for the Edge College & Career Network and the Key Worldwide Foundation;
 
Jorge Salcedo, 46, of Los Angeles, Calif., former head coach of men’s soccer at the University of California at Los Angeles;
 
Mikaela Sanford, 32, of Folsom, Calif., employee of the Edge College & Career Network and the Key Worldwide Foundation;
 
Jovan Vavic, 57, of Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif., former water polo coach at the University of Southern California; and

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Posted 14 March 2019 - 12:28 AM

Funny thing.  Why hire someone to bribe coaches, fake grades, SAT scores, to help your kid get in a side door, when you can walk right up to the front door and put the bribe directly into the school itself.

 

IT'S BEEN GOING ON A LONG, LONG TIME

 

 


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Posted 14 March 2019 - 06:31 AM

College-entrance case ensnares Obama family's tennis instructor    https://news.yahoo.c...-203928293.html

 

A college tennis coach who also served as the personal instructor for former first lady Michelle Obama and her daughter, Malia, was among the 50 people charged by federal authorities in a sweeping college admissions bribery case announced Tuesday.

 

Between 2012 and 2018, Ernst allegedly accepted more than $2.7 million in bribes in exchange for placing at least 12 students on the Georgetown tennis team, including “some who did not play tennis competitively,” according to the indictment.


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Posted 17 March 2019 - 08:33 AM

America’s parents have become morally bankrupt  

 

So many parents are forcing their kids to lead Instagram-perfect lives full of brag-worthy accomplishments right now. They all want to be Kris Jenner, coaching their kids into billion-dollar businesses.  

 

“At least some of this is because people are used to instant gratification,” Servis said. “Whether it’s Googling something from a smartphone, the on-demand and instant nature of the media we consume or the immediate feedback from social media, it’s all about the results. Parents do not seem to have the patience or the fortitude to make their kids work for what they want.”  

 

The point is that kids getting into elite colleges makes parents feel good.

Parents think, “I can’t accept my average kid when my peers’ kids are getting into good schools,” New York-based psychotherapist Karin Socci tells me. “And now, just as always, the kids will suffer the self-centered folly of the parents.”


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Posted 18 March 2019 - 06:17 AM

Michelle Obama was admitted to and graduated from Princeton and Harvard Law.  

 

I have been told by those on the inside that there are ways of recognizing affirmative-action admissions. Still, one almost feels sorry for Michelle.  She was in so far over her head it is no wonder she projected her angst onto the white people around her.    https://www.american...ns_scandal.html

 

Told by counselors that her SAT scores and her grades weren’t good enough for an Ivy League school,” writes Christopher Andersen in Barack and Michelle, “Michelle applied to Princeton and Harvard anyway.”  

 

Sympathetic biographer Liza Mundy charitably describes her senior thesis, "Princeton-Educated Blacks and the Black Community," as “dense and turgid.” 

 

The less charitable Christopher Hitchens observed,  “To describe [the thesis] as hard to read would be a mistake; the thesis cannot be ‘read’ at all, in the strict sense of the verb. This is because it wasn't written in any known language.” 


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Posted 19 March 2019 - 07:35 AM

'The system is rigged, there is no such thing as meritocracy': Woman reveals how she used to write rich children's college applications, essays, and resumes to get them into America's top schools  https://www.dailymai...ys-schools.html
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  • 'The richest of rich parents get him there by donating a library collection or buying a building.' 

     

  • 'The middling rich, like those in today's story, cheat .' 

     

  • 'The lowly rich hire people like me to write their kids' essays and letters, pull together their resumes, and figure out how to make years of abject mediocrity sound good.' 

     

  • Leigh revealed these parents also hire 'special tutors and test prep gurus' to help children learn how to 'hack' the college admissions tests. 


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Posted 05 April 2019 - 12:47 PM

College scandal hits Harvard: Chinese national who son was recruited as a fencer bought coach's home at $400k over listing, donated $100K to his charity   https://www.dailymai...-400k-list.html
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  • Jie 'Jack' Zhou enriched Harvard fencing coach Peter Brand and his charity to the tune of $500,000 in the years before his son was admitted to the school 

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Posted 02 May 2019 - 07:07 AM

"Cardinal College Consulting"  will maximize the chances of your child being accepted to a prestige college.  (A legitimate business with no guarantees.)  

 

Packages run from $50k to $350k.  https://www.wsj.com/articles/in-college-admissions-scandal-family-paid-6-5-million-to-get-their-daughter-into-stanford-11556729011?mod=trending_now_3  

 

There are 17,000 college consultants in business.


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