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20 Tips to Get Your Kid into College...Legally

From choosing the right test, to crafting the perfect essay—here's how to hack the college admissions process without committing fraud.


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

Harvard’s admissions system "passes constitutional muster," the federal judge’s ruling reads.

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

He compared a new policy for donors to the 13th Amendment.

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Harvard Is Looking into the Millions It Took from Epstein

"I profoundly regret Harvard’s past association with him," President Lawrence Bacow says.

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

Do better next time!

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Bet You Can’t Guess Which Massachusetts School Won the Wall Street Journal’s College Rankings

It topped the list last year too.

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The Harvard Student Customs Agents Kicked Out Last Month Has Arrived after All

Ismail B. Ajjawi starts classes this week.


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Influencer: Michelle Caldeira Has an Offer You Can’t Refuse

The senior vice president of College Bound Dorchester has a bold plan to defeat Boston’s gangs.

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

Ismail B. Ajjawi apparently had his visa revoked after he arrived at Logan Airport.

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20 Ways to Get Your Kid into College…Legally

Here’s everything honest (but anxious) parents need to know, but no one is telling you—until now.

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20 Tips to Get Your Kid into College...Legally

From choosing the right test, to crafting the perfect essay—here’s how to hack the college admissions process without committing fraud.

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Does Any of This Even Matter?

Why everything has changed yet nothing has changed in the wake of the biggest admissions con in history.

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Closing the Athletic Side Door

Are local colleges finally ready to get serious about oversight of their sports programs?

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Who’s Watching the College Counselors?

The vast majority of independent college consultants won’t land you in federal court. But in a largely unregulated field, how do you know what’s ethical, what’s not, and when to run away?

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Will It Be Harder to Get Extra Time on the SAT?

The admissions debacle brought to light another way wealthy families game the system—by unfairly getting special accommodations for college entrance exams. But that’s only part of the problem.

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