NPR: How Admissions Really Work: If The College Admissions Scandal Shocked You, Read This

Some students get a leg up in college admissions.

Who needs fraud? There are lots of legal ways that wealthy families get a leg up in the college admissions process. The college admissions scandal, in which wealthy parents paid bribes to get their unqualified kids into top colleges through “side doors,” appalled many. But with high-dollar donations, legacy admissions and more subtle advantages of privilege, the process has never been purely merit-based.





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