Is anyone keeping an eye on college counselors?

August 28, 2019 | Boston Magazine

To the parents who sought out Rick Singer, his services likely seemed too good to pass up: a college consultant who could get their kid into a top-tier college without great grades or high test scores. But what these incredible opportunities actually came down to was a lot of two things: money and lies. Singer’s firm, the Edge College & Career Network, better known as the Key, used a cunning medley of fudged SAT scores and fraudulent athletic records, among other methods, to sneak wealthy students into elite colleges for the bargain price of hundreds of thousands of dollars.

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