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Operation Varsity Blues: The College Admissions Cheating Scandal

It has been a few weeks since “Operation Varsity Blues,” the  college admissions scandal that involved universities and colleges across the U.S. and shocked many unaware of the corruption often present throughout the process. Several wealthy parents and celebrities were exposed to have gone to extreme lengths from cheating to bribery to get their children into these elite colleges. Parties involved ranged from these parents and students to even college administrators, coaches, and school counselors. As the event unfolds, Hanabi invites you to take a look at what the students of ASIJ think through a news report, opinion piece, and What’s The Dealio? podcast.

 

The “Side-Door” to College Admissions
The Anti-meritocratic System of College Admissions
What’s The Dealio? – Episode 5

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