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Feds uncover admissions test cheating plot

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Replies to: Feds uncover admissions test cheating plot

  • TS0104TS0104 Registered User Posts: 664 Member
    @partyof5 , this was asked at the conference and the answer was that someone else was taking the test for them, or that someone would change the answers after it got turned in (no specifcs were given on that latter instance unfortunately...I'm wondering that too!)
  • TheBigChefTheBigChef Registered User Posts: 383 Member
    The complaint makes for some fascinating reading if you have the time. Regarding Huffman, the complaint says her husband (William Macy) was in on it, but for whatever reason, only Huffman was indicted.
  • Rivet2000Rivet2000 Registered User Posts: 751 Member
    Looks like there were two test administrators involved. One in a public high school in Houston TX and the other out of a private high school in Los Angeles, California. You can read the details in Singer's doc (and more) at:
    https://www.justice.gov/usao-ma/investigations-college-admissions-and-testing-bribery-scheme
  • maya54maya54 Registered User Posts: 1,880 Senior Member
    edited March 12
    “There is no way at least some these kids couldn't have known. A smarter kid is taking the entrance exam FOR you? Come on!”

    You are assuming that the kid never took the test. If they did and worked with a PCC who got all their materials together for them as many wealthy kids do they very well may never have seem the score that was submitted.
  • mindatworkmindatwork Registered User Posts: 126 Junior Member
    edited March 12
    There are a handful of theater programs where SAT scores matter but overall, it really makes little sense. There are enough great theater programs out there that don't care about SATs so why risk so much for one or two schools?
  • ninakatarinaninakatarina Registered User Posts: 1,517 Senior Member
    From the charging documents, coaches/sports -

    Men and women's tennis at Georgetown
    Senior associate athletic director at USC
    Women's soccer USC
    Water polo USC
    Men's soccer UCLA
    Women's volleyball Wake Forest
    Women's soccer, Yale

    Colleges defrauded include
    Georgetown
    Stanford
    UCLA
    USD
    USC
    U Texas Austin
    Wake Forest
    Yale

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