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VOICES FROM INSIDE THE SYSTEM

DeAngela Burns-Wallace wanted to revolutionize the college admissions process.

Rear view of an African American male college student wearing a cap and gown.
Rear view of an African American male college student wearing a cap and gown.
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A multimillion-dollar fraud involving Hollywood celebrities and major investors reveals the moral bankruptcy of elite colleges

A gate to Harvard Yard at Harvard University. Photo: Jonathan Wiggs/The Boston Globe/Getty


I have been interviewing Princeton hopefuls for years. Here’s why I’m quitting.

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The college admissions scandal highlights the racial disparities in sentencing for white-collar fraud

John Vandemoer leaving court in Boston. Credit: Boston Globe/Getty Images


Meghan Daum

The ultimate status symbol isn’t getting into a fancy school, but taking it for granted

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