college admissions

  • College Admissions Scandal Jul 14

    Loughlin, Giannulli Want $1M Bail Cut in College Scam Case

    Lori Loughlin and her husband, Mossimo Giannulli, will plead guilty today via video conference for their involvement in the “Varsity Blues Scandal.”

  • college admissions May 19

    Mother Gets Time Served for $400K College Admissions Bribe

    A woman who was locked up five months in a Spanish prison after her arrest in the college admissions bribery scheme won’t spend any more time behind bars.

  • BOSTON Oct 30, 2019

    Former Surfing Executive Gets 2 Months in Prison in Admissions Case

    A former California business executive has been sentenced to two months in prison for paying $250,000 to get his son into the University of Southern California as a fake volleyball recruit. Jeffrey Bizzack, of Solana Beach, California, was sentenced in Boston’s federal court Wednesday. The 59-year-old pleaded guilty in July to a single count of fraud and conspiracy.

  • CHAIRMAN Oct 3, 2019

    Conn. Lawyer Gets 1 Month for Paying to Rig Daughter's ACT Exam

    The former chairman of a global law firm was sentenced Thursday to one month in prison for paying $75,000 to rig his daughter’s ACT exam. Gordon Caplan, 53, of Greenwich, Connecticut, pleaded guilty in May to a single count of fraud and conspiracy in a deal with prosecutors. He is the fourth parent to be sentenced in a sweeping college...

  • finance Mar 15, 2019

    Lawsuits Filed Over College Admissions Bribery Scandal

    Upset parents and students have started suing schools and those involved in the nationwide college admissions bribery scandal. Two Stanford students on Thursday filed what they hope to be a class-action lawsuit against the private university and other elite universities, claiming that their degree doesn’t “worth as much as” before. In addition, Bay Area parent Jennifer Kay Toy is asking...

  • NBC News Mar 15, 2019

    Lawsuits Filed Over College Admissions Bribery Scandal

    Upset parents and students have started suing schools and those involved in the nationwide college admissions bribery scandal. Two Stanford students on Thursday filed what they hope to be a class-action lawsuit against the private university and other elite universities, claiming that their degree doesn’t “worth as much as” before. In addition, Bay Area parent Jennifer Kay Toy is asking...

  • financial aid Apr 3, 2015

    7 Ways to Maximize College Financial Aid

    Paying for a college education can be daunting: A four-year public university can cost $19,000 a year on average, while the priciest private nonprofit schools can cost near $70,000, according to the College Board. But even if students and their families are disappointed by paltry financial aid packages, there are still numerous sources of financial aid that can help students...

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