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Bribes to Get into Yale and Stanford? What Else Is New?

Source: Hacker News

Article note: That's pretty much how I feel about it. This particular round of greasy behavior doesn't seem out of place except it was just ham-handed enough to be technically illegal. I had classmates from high school where I'm pretty sure their parents spent more on standardized test coaching and application consultants and similar just-this-side-of-legitimate legs up than I spent on college. My contempt for prestige games and credentialism gets me in trouble enough without having it validated all the time.
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