The Great College Admissions Scandal of 2019


Unless you have been on Mars or in a coma this past week, you no doubt have been bombarded by every news source imaginable with the disturbing details regarding what I call “The Great College Admissions Scandal of 2019." The reason that I have appended my title with “of 2019" is simple. There will be more college scandals to come in the coming years (maybe even again this year), admissions-related and otherwise. The higher education veil is being lifted.

I hope that you're not surprised by all of this. It's old hat and has been going on for many years. We just haven't been paying attention -- or, if we have, we've been distracted by other campus-centered issues, such as heated debates over free speech, affirmative action and student loans, to name just a few.

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