News

The Chinese woman whose family was the college admission scandal’s biggest client says she was duped into paying $6.5 million to get her daughter into Stanford

The Beijing-based family of Yusi Zhao was revealed to be the college admissions scandal’s biggest client on Monday, having paid $US6.5 million to get their daughter into Stanford University. Their family lawyer released a statement from Zhao’s mother, only identified as Mrs. Zhao, saying she was tricked into believing the […]
The Chinese woman whose family was the college admission scandal’s biggest client says she was duped into paying $6.5 million to get her daughter into Stanford
Tech

A prominent Silicon Valley VC was ‘terminated’ from Lightspeed Venture Partners after admitting a link to the college-admissions scandal

The Silicon Valley venture capitalist Chris Schaepe has left Lightspeed Venture Partners after disclosing a link to the college-admissions cheating scandal. Schaepe is said to have made donations to a foundation run by disgraced college-admissions coach Rick Singer – totalling more than $US630,000 – to help get his son into […]
A prominent Silicon Valley VC was ‘terminated’ from Lightspeed Venture Partners after admitting a link to the college-admissions scandal
Lifestyle

Meet the accused ringleader of the massive college-admissions scandal, William ‘Rick’ Singer, the owner of Edge College & Career Network

William “Rick” Singer is the alleged ringleader of the massive college-admissions scandal unveiled Tuesday. The US Attorney’s Office for the District of Massachusetts accused Singer of paying off college coaches, administrators, and standardised-test proctors to get kids into elite universities. Singer appears to have a long history in the college-admissions […]
Meet the accused ringleader of the massive college-admissions scandal, William ‘Rick’ Singer, the owner of Edge College & Career Network