B-School Admissions Cheating Scandal Ratted Out In China

Students in a class at Renmin University of China in Beijing on May 31, 2013 Photograph by Gilles Sabrie/The New York Times via Redux

In China it’s common to get spam messages on your mobile phone—including advertisements promising to boost your graduate-school admissions test scores and secure placement in MBA programs. Reporters at CCTV decided to take one spammer up on the “academic” offer in January–and then uncovered one of the largest organized test-cheating rings yet discovered involving a Chinese B-school.

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