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How to Bribe Your Kid Into College: Key Takeaways From the Cheating Scandal

  • Prosecutors say parents paid for exam scores, fake sports info
  • Willkie lawyer, Pimco ex-CEO and TPG investor implicated
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Anger. Shock. Disappointment. Not so surprised. Here’s what students think about the college admissions scandal.Source: TicToc

Gordon R. Caplan, one of New York’s top lawyers, was fretting last summer that his daughter couldn’t get into his alma mater, Cornell University. He wasn’t prepared to take any chances, federal prosecutors say.

On June 15, 2018, the senior mergers attorney and co-chair of Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP rang up William Singer, the founder of a corrupt college counseling and test-prep business who would later become a cooperating witness in a massive admissions-bribery case, government investigators in Boston said Tuesday in a criminal complaint.