college admissions

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Suzanne Monaghan
June 30, 2020 - 4:45 am
High school students often rely on summer internships, athletics, jobs or other learning opportunities to build their college applications — but many of those programs have been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. Instead, a college admissions expert encourages students to find creative ways...
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College admissions scandal
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AP News
May 26, 2020 - 11:46 am
A Pennsylvania man has agreed to plead guilty to bribing Georgetown University's former tennis coach $50,000 to get his daughter admitted as a fake athletic recruit. Read more here.
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David Caplan
May 21, 2020 - 9:42 am
Actress Lori Loughlin and husband Mossimo Giannulli will serve time in prison and pay hefty fines after agreeing to plead guilty to conspiracy charges in connection with paying to get their daughters into the University of Southern California.
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Boston University dorms
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Suzanne Monaghan
April 21, 2020 - 11:54 am
The deadline for high school seniors to decide which college to attend in the fall is May 1. Most schools have kept the deadline, despite campuses being closed. Others have extended it to May 15 or June 1. Read more here.
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 Large crowds of students walk through the campus of UC Berkeley
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Suzanne Monaghan
March 19, 2020 - 4:22 pm
Although college tours are canceled amid the coronavirus pandemic, some universities have expanded their virtual tours online. Read more here.
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Lori Loughlin (front) and Mossimo Giannulli (left)
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AP News
November 01, 2019 - 3:09 pm
"Full House" actress Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband are contesting the latest charges against them in the college admissions scandal. Read more here.
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Felicity Huffman
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AP News
September 13, 2019 - 3:44 pm
Actress Felicity Huffman has been sentenced to 14 days in prison for her role in the sweeping college admissions scandal. Read more here.
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Felicity Huffman
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AP News
September 13, 2019 - 10:40 am
Actress Felicity Huffman is scheduled to appear in Boston's federal court Friday after pleading guilty to a single count of conspiracy and fraud in May. She's the first parent to be sentenced among 34 charged in the scheme.
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FILE - In this April 3, 2019 file photo, actress Felicity Huffman arrives at federal court in Boston to face charges in a nationwide college admissions bribery scandal.
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July 20, 2019 - 11:22 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Felicity Huffman's co-stars in a new Netflix movie say they found her remorseful about her role in a college admissions scandal. Actress Angela Bassett said Huffman appears ready to take whatever steps are necessary in her case. Patricia Arquette said she believes Huffman feels...
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Marcia, left, and Gregory Abbott
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May 23, 2019 - 1:32 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A married couple and a California businessman are the latest parents to plead guilty in the sweeping college admissions scam. Gregory and Marcia Abbott and Peter Jan Sartorio entered their pleas Wednesday in Boston federal court. They are among 14 parents who have agreed to admit to...
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