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Texas Tech Medical School, Under Pressure From Education Dept., Will Stop Using Race in Admissions

Texas Tech Medical School, Under Pressure From Education Dept., Will Stop Using Race in Admissions

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center will stop considering race in admissions, as part of an agreement reached with the Education Department.
Texas Tech Medical School, Under Pressure From Education Dept., Will Stop Using Race in Admissions

Texas Tech Medical School, Under Pressure From Education Dept., Will Stop Using Race in Admissions

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center will stop considering race in admissions, as part of an agreement reached with the Education Department.

Lori Loughlin and 15 Others Face New Charges in College Admissions Scandal

Federal prosecutors indicted the actress and her husband, the designer Mossimo Giannulli, as well as other parents on mail fraud and money laundering charges on Tuesday.

Lori Loughlin and 15 Others Face New Charges in College Admissions Scandal

Federal prosecutors indicted the actress and her husband, the designer Mossimo Giannulli, as well as other parents on mail fraud and money laundering charges on Tuesday.

Lori Loughlin Faces New Charge in College Admissions Scandal

Federal prosecutors indicted the actress and her husband, the designer Mossimo Giannulli, and 14 other parents on mail fraud and money laundering charges on Tuesday.
A Top Lawyer Will Plead Guilty in the College-Admissions Scandal

A Top Lawyer Will Plead Guilty in the College-Admissions Scandal

Gordon Caplan, center, co-chairman of Willkie Farr & Gallagher, said Friday that he would plead guilty to criminal charges in the nationwide college-admissions cheating scheme.
Harvard Is Investigating Fencing Coach for Sale of Home to Prospective Student’s Father

Harvard Is Investigating Fencing Coach for Sale of Home to Prospective Student’s Father

Harvard’s fencing coach, Peter Brand, is under investigation for selling his house to the father of a current student, shortly before that student was admitted.
Harvard Is Investigating Fencing Coach for Sale of Home to Prospective Student’s Father

Harvard Is Investigating Fencing Coach for Sale of Home to Prospective Student’s Father

Harvard’s fencing coach, Peter Brand, is under investigation for selling his house to the father of a current student, shortly before that student was admitted.
A Top Lawyer Will Plead Guilty in the College-Admissions Scandal

A Top Lawyer Will Plead Guilty in the College-Admissions Scandal

Gordon Caplan, center, co-chairman of Willkie Farr & Gallagher, said Friday that he would plead guilty to criminal charges in the nationwide college-admissions cheating scheme.
TImes Insider: A Reporter Walks Into a Bar … and Meets a Jazz Musician Who Can Riff on Affirmative Action

TImes Insider: A Reporter Walks Into a Bar … and Meets a Jazz Musician Who Can Riff on Affirmative Action

Les Goodson, who was one of about 50 black freshmen who enrolled at Columbia in 1969 as part of its first graduation class of affirmative action students, at his apartment in Harlem.

How to Cure the New Senioritis? Make Yourself Your Senior Project

The end of senior year is now often characterized by a sense of purposelessness. Here are five ways high school seniors can connect with what matters to them.
Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin Appear in Court as College Admissions Scandal Rewrites Lives

Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin Appear in Court as College Admissions Scandal Rewrites Lives

The actress Felicity Huffman, center, leaving federal court in Boston on Wednesday. She is accused of paying $15,000 to a college admissions consultant to cheat on her daughter’s SAT.
Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin Appear in Court as College Admissions Scandal Rewrites Lives

Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin Appear in Court as College Admissions Scandal Rewrites Lives

The actress Felicity Huffman, center, leaving federal court in Boston on Wednesday. She is accused of paying $15,000 to a college admissions consultant to cheat on her daughter’s SAT.
Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin Face Court as College Scandal Rewrites Parents’ Lives

Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin Face Court as College Scandal Rewrites Parents’ Lives

Felicity Huffman arrived at federal court in Boston on Wednesday. She is accused of paying $15,000 to a college admissions consultant to cheat on her daughter’s SAT.
What’s Life Like as a Student at U.S.C.? Depends on the Size of the Bank Account

What’s Life Like as a Student at U.S.C.? Depends on the Size of the Bank Account

“I have met these rich kids who have so much that I can’t comprehend, doing things that I can’t fathom,” said Oliver Bentley, a sophomore at the University of Southern California.
What’s Life Like as a Student at U.S.C.? Depends on the Size of the Bank Account

What’s Life Like as a Student at U.S.C.? Depends on the Size of the Bank Account

“I have met these rich kids who have so much that I can’t comprehend, doing things that I can’t fathom,” said Oliver Bentley, a sophomore at the University of Southern California.

New York’s Best Schools Need to Do Better

Yet again, the paucity of black and Latino students admitted to New York City’s elite public high schools is cause for alarm, and action.
50 Years of Affirmative Action: What Went Right, and What It Got Wrong

50 Years of Affirmative Action: What Went Right, and What It Got Wrong

The commencement for the Class of 1973 at Columbia University. The number of black students admitted to Columbia rose sharply in 1969. About half of those who enrolled graduated four years later.