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Bribes and Big-Time Sports: U.S.C. Finds Itself, Once Again, Facing Scandal

Bribes and Big-Time Sports: U.S.C. Finds Itself, Once Again, Facing Scandal

In the 1990s, the University of Southern California began an extensive overhaul, emerging as an academic and athletic powerhouse.
College Admission Scandal’s Other Big Names Are Titans of Finance and Law

College Admission Scandal’s Other Big Names Are Titans of Finance and Law

Among the parents charged in a national college admissions scandal was William E. McGlashan Jr., a partner at the investment firm TPG and a founder of the Rise Fund.
College Admission Scandal’s Other Big Names Are Titans of Finance and Law

College Admission Scandal’s Other Big Names Are Titans of Finance and Law

Among the parents charged in a national college admissions scandal was William E. McGlashan Jr., a partner at the investment firm TPG and a founder of the Rise Fund.
‘What Does It Take?’: Admissions Scandal Is a Harsh Lesson in Racial Disparities

‘What Does It Take?’: Admissions Scandal Is a Harsh Lesson in Racial Disparities

“To know that these parents are throwing money at all of these people and being like, ‘Can you do this for my child,’ it’s kind of discouraging,” said Da’Shona Martin, a student at Ewing Marion
‘What Does It Take?’: Admissions Scandal Is a Harsh Lesson in Racial Disparities

‘What Does It Take?’: Admissions Scandal Is a Harsh Lesson in Racial Disparities

“To know that these parents are throwing money at all of these people and being like, ‘Can you do this for my child,’ it’s kind of discouraging,” said Da’Shona Martin, a student at Ewing Marion
William C. Powers Jr., 72, Author of Scathing Enron Report, Is Dead

William C. Powers Jr., 72, Author of Scathing Enron Report, Is Dead

Mr. Powers appearing before Congress in 2002. He told lawmakers that what he had found in an internal investigation of Enron was “absolutely appalling.”
Fallout From College Admissions Scandal: Arrests, Damage Control and a Scramble for Answers

Fallout From College Admissions Scandal: Arrests, Damage Control and a Scramble for Answers

Gordon Caplan, one of the parents charged in the college admissions bribery scandal, leaving federal court in Manhattan on Tuesday.
Fallout From College Admissions Scandal: Arrests, Damage Control and a Scramble for Answers

Fallout From College Admissions Scandal: Arrests, Damage Control and a Scramble for Answers

Gordon Caplan, one of the parents charged in the college admissions bribery scandal, leaving federal court in Manhattan on Tuesday.
Inside the Pricey, Totally Legal World of College Consultants

Inside the Pricey, Totally Legal World of College Consultants

Students in an SAT preparation course in New York. Some wealthy parents pay eye-popping figures to give their children an advantage on college entrance exams.
Inside the Pricey, Totally Legal World of College Consultants

Inside the Pricey, Totally Legal World of College Consultants

Students in an SAT preparation course in New York. Some wealthy parents pay eye-popping figures to give their children an advantage on college entrance exams.
The Admissions Scandal Is Really a Sports Scandal

The Admissions Scandal Is Really a Sports Scandal

A crew team practices on the Charles River near Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass.
I Learned in College That Admission Has Always Been for Sale

I Learned in College That Admission Has Always Been for Sale

Foam fingers for Stanford University fans on display at a Stanford, Calif., shop. Federal officials announced charges on Tuesday in a scheme to buy spots at Stanford and other big-name schools.