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Illustration of Lori Laughlin and Felicity Huffman, celebrity parents involved in the 2019 college admissions scandal

Professor Custin and Professor Berk Call for Increased Transparency Amidst College Admissions Scandal

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Written By: Clinical Professor of Business Law and Ethics Richard Custin and Clinical Professor of Management Abby Berk // Excerpt as it appears in the International Business Times Federal prosecutors recently uncovered a massive fraud and bribery scheme in which parents paid lavish sums to ensure their children received admission to certain highly competitive academic institutions. As part of this scheme, university coaches and school officials received payments, and students were instructed to falsely claim to have learning disabilities to qualify for testing privileges on college entrance exams.