A handful of parents who pleaded guilty in the nationwide college admissions scandal are now putting their money toward expensive outside consultants, doctors and criminologists in the hopes of securing lenient sentences, the New York Times reported on Thursday.
Alleged fraudster Igor Dvorskiy to plead guilty to racketeering conspiracy as part of Operation Varsity Blues, according to a plea agreement filed Tuesday in federal court.
On Wednesday, former Stanford sailing coach John Vandemoer was sentenced to one day in prison and six months of home confinement for his role in the recent college admissions scandal. Judging by the headlines, there is outrage in America over this “slap on the wrist.” “Stanford Coach Avoids Prison in Admissions Scandal,” announced The New…
Stanford is working with a state attorney to find a worthy cause to donate the $770,000 fraudulently gained from the national college admissions scandal — including the $610,000 obtained from bribes to former head sailing coach John Vandemoer — according to a victim impact statement submitted to Boston District court. Vandemoer’s sentencing hearing will take place on Wednesday.
With the summer fast approaching, we here at the Daily wanted to take the time to look back at this year’s most important stories and point out some trends we’ve noticed about campus life. From the recent admissions scandal, to crises facing the grad student population, to GUP protests and long-range planning reports, this has been a hectic year for the Stanford community. We’ve been there every step of the way making sure that the story gets told.
The son of Menlo Park parent Marjorie Klapper was revealed to have falsely identified himself as both black and Hispanic on his Common Application at the advice of college admissions scandal mastermind and purported college counselor William Rick Singer.
A little over a week ago, the Stanford community learned a name and a story. This name and story made the 2019 college admissions scandal more intimate than ever before. Through the reporting of the Los Angeles Times, we learned the name of Yusi Zhao, the expelled student whose family paid US$6.5 million to secure…
On May 1st, news finally broke regarding the identity of the former Stanford student who was expelled as part of the fall out surrounding the college admissions scandal. It is certainly good gossip material, because some of the details are truly breathtaking.