Poll: Americans Split On College Admissions FairnessAs a sweeping bribery scandal reignites the debate over college admissions, polling reveals that many Americans think universities place too much emphasis on wealth, family ties and athletic ability.
Folsom Junior Earns Perfect Score On The ACTAnoushka Ambavernekar just earned a perfect score on the ACT college admissions test.
Mastermind Behind College Admission Cheating Scheme Has Sacramento RootsA well-known Sacramento-based college counselor is at the center of this nationwide scandal, accused of guaranteeing wealthy clients' children a place in elite universities.
Lori Loughlin’s Daughter: ‘I Don’t Really Care About School’The 19-year-old daughter of actress Lori Loughlin – who was indicted Tuesday in the largest college admission cheating and bribery schemeto be federally prosecuted in U.S. history — posted a video on social media last year in which she said she doesn’t “really care about school.”
Premier Sacramento College Counselor Identified As Alleged Ring-Leader In College Admissions ScandalWilliam Rick Singer has been identified as the mastermind of the admissions scam. He has offices in Newport Beach and has ties to the Sacramento area, where he was a well-known college prep advisor.
Students See Their Harvard Acceptance Offers Revoked Over Online CommentsAt least 10 students who were accepted to Harvard University had their admission offers revoked because they made offensive comments online, the university's student newspaper reported.
Extracurriculars That Look Great On Your College ApplicationColleges want passonate, engaged, energetic students with leadership potential. Here's how to show them that you are the student they're looking for.
Can Your Social Media Image Affect Your Chances of Getting Into College?How many admissions officers are using the internet to screen applicants? What kind of online behavior affects a student's admission to the college of their choice?