Penn not among schools named in nationwide college admissions scandal

Julie Coleman and Deena Elul

March 12, 2019

The University of Pennsylvania was not among the higher education institutions named in court documents unsealed by the Justice Department on March 12 charging 50 people — mostly parents, including two celebrities — for taking part in a far-reaching bribery scam to get prospective students into elite schools. This news comes only … Read more

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A Legacy of Privilege

Jacob Gardenswartz and Anika Ranginani

January 28, 2018

The argument in favor of legacy admission is the legacy of giving. When you admit the children and grandchildren of people who attended previously, you create generations of people who are going to give back monetarily to the school.

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