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A Judge Just Sided with Harvard in the Big Affirmative Action Case

In a legal battle over how its race-conscious admissions policy impacts Asian-American students, Harvard has just been handed a victory from a federal judge. In her […]

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Harvard’s President Says He’s Sorry for Slavery Comparison

Harvard’s newish President Lawrence Bacow is already under the gun here when it comes to both fundraising (see: Epstein, Jeffrey) and the university’s relationship with […]

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Harvard Is Looking into the Millions It Took from Jeffrey Epstein

As a reckoning continues to play out at MIT over the donations the university took from Jeffrey Epstein, and the efforts the school made to keep them […]

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Harvard Still Isn’t on Top in the U.S. News & World Report Rankings

Tsk tsk. The U.S. News & World Report college rankings for 2020 are now out, and once again, Harvard has fallen shy of the number one spot, […]

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The Harvard Student Customs Agents Kicked Out Last Month Made It Here after All

Ismail B. Ajjawi, the Palestinian student denied entry to the U.S. en route to his freshman year at Harvard, is safely in Cambridge and beginning […]

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Michelle Caldeira Has an Offer You Can’t Refuse

We believe ending gang violence in Boston and in the country is possible. The city’s high-impact gang players, according to the police department, total about […]

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Customs Agents Detained a Palestinian Harvard Student, Searched His Phone, then Kicked Him Out

Harvard is reportedly in negotiations with immigration officials this week after an incoming Palestinian student who had arrived in Boston to begin his freshman year […]

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20 Tips to Get Your Kid into College…Legally

Get out of Town Your son might want to stay as close to his high school buddies as possible, but splitting off from the pack […]

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When Will College Admissions Culture Change for Good?

From the start, this scandal was never just about the scandal itself: In a number of ways, the illegal behavior called attention to the perfectly […]

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Are Colleges Ready to Get Serious about Oversight of Their Sports Programs?

Few of us will ever forget one particularly disturbing detail that emerged during the Operation Varsity Blues scandal—of mastermind Rick Singer Photoshopping the faces of […]

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Is Anyone Keeping an Eye on College Counselors?

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 […]

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After the Admissions Scandal, Who Will Get Extra Time on the SAT?

Rick Singer may go down in history as the only college counselor to give this advice to his clients: Act stupid. That was how he […]

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Who Are the Key Players in the College Admissions Scandal?

Rick Singer You may know him as: The college consultant behind the “Key Worldwide Foundation,” a nonprofit organization that parents paid for “side door” entry […]

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The Interview: Harvard Law Professor Ronald Sullivan Jr.

When word got out earlier this year that law professor Ronald Sullivan Jr. had joined Harvey Weinstein’s legal defense team, all hell broke loose at […]

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Man Who Made Racist Threats about Harvard’s Black Commencement Sentenced to Prison

Two years ago, an Instagram user by the name of russian_goalkeeper94 called for a bombing of Harvard and a mass shooting at the university’s first-ever black commencement […]