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Amid criticisms of bias and cheating, a record number of universities are turning their backs on the SAT

The trend away from standardized tests comes amidst a growing body of research suggesting the SAT may disproportionately favor wealthy kids.

College is more expensive than ever, but ‘almost no one’ is paying sticker price

The cost of college keeps rising, but "almost no one is paying full price," writes Paul Tough at the New York Times.
Harvard University is estimated to have produced more than 13,000 ultra-high-net-worth individuals.

The 20 most exclusive colleges and universities in the US

Some of the most prestigious institutions of higher learning in the United States are also the country's most exclusive.
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign identified 14 wealthy applicants unfairly qualifying for need-based aid.

Suburban parents are giving up guardianship of their teens so they can claim college aid meant for poor families

A ProPublica investigation found that parents in the Chicago suburbs were using the legal loophole to give their kids a leg up in college admissions.

Nervous about paying for school? We had 4 experts tell us the secret to avoiding crippling college debt

INSIDER spoke to college coaches, academics, and social workers to find out some of the best ways to avoid college debt.

Here’s how the cost of Harvard has changed throughout the years

Harvard University once cost only $400, but today tuition alone costs students $47,730.
Harvard's tuition has increased steadily over the years.

Here’s how the cost of Harvard has changed throughout the years

Harvard University once cost only $400, but today tuition alone costs students $47,730.
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An attorney explains why she thinks the students involved in the college-admissions scandal probably knew about it

Rick Singer said the students didn't know about the lengths their parents took in the college-admissions scheme. But the students may have been complicit in the scam.
Lori Loughlin has been charged in the college admissions scandal.

Wealthy parents are paying up to $1.5 million for consultants to help get their kids into college — and there are ways to do it that are completely le...

Parents may have paid $25 million bribes in the college admissions scandal, but there are legal ways the wealthy can buy admission to elite colleges.
Charles Kushner made a donation to Harvard before his son Jared was admitted.

Admissions controversies that rocked the college world

The college admissions scandal that broke in March 2019 is hardly the first of its kind. There's a long history of cheating to get into a top school.