• Consumer Confidential: While campaigning, Trump said he'd be a consumer champion. Guess what's happened

    10 days ago - By Stl Today

    This has been a great week for having our noses rubbed in things we knew were happening but didn't want to believe it was this bad. The biggie, of course, is the college admissions scandal, in which wealthy families were...
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  • Michael Hiltzik: Can you trust investment executives who were snared in the college cheating scandal?

    Michael Hiltzik: Can you trust investment executives who were snared in the college cheating scandal?

    10 days ago - By Stl Today

    We're often told that trust is a hard quality to develop, and the easiest of all to lose. That notion is about to be put to the test by the college admission scandal, in which investment executives, doctors and at...
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  • Here's how people involved in the college admissions scandal may have avoided being flagged by the SAT's cheating algorithm

    Here's how people involved in the college admissions scandal may have avoided being flagged by the SAT's cheating algorithm

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    According to a criminal complaint filed by the Department of Justice, the alleged ringleader of the college admissions scandal, William Singer, took a number of steps to avoid being detected by the SAT score review process.
    Prosecutors say Singer made students get extra time for the exams so they could take them in controlled environments in which Singer could bribe test center administrators.
    He is also seen in court documents telling one parent he couldn't guarantee the man's daughter a 1550 out of 1600 on the SAT because he didn't want to be investigated.
    As part of the scheme...
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