13 Parents, 1 Coach to Plead Guilty in College Admissions Scandal

THIRTEEN PARENTS AND A former college tennis coach have agreed to plead guilty for their part in the college admissions cheating scandal that rocked higher education last month, federal authorities said Monday. The group includes “Desperate Housewives” star Felicity Huffman, whom authorities say paid a consultant to increase her daughter’s SAT score. The parents each agreed to plead guilty to one felony count of conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest-services mail fraud, according to reports. Several Read More

White Privilege and the College Admissions Scandal

“WHAT WE DO IS WE HELP the wealthiest families in the U.S. get their kids into school.” William Rick Singer, a Newport Beach, California-based college admissions expert, wasted no time cutting to the chase in a conversation with a parent, which the FBI recorded last June. “They want guarantees, they want this thing done. They don’t want to be messing around with this thing. And so they want in at certain schools. So I did 761 Read More