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A Yale soccer coach caught in a sting: How the FBI...

CLOSE The college admissions scam involving Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman shows how some rich families use a “side door” to game an already unfair education system. Just the FAQs, USA TODAY Inside a Boston hotel room April 12, 2018, then-Yale Women's Soccer Head Coach Rudy Meredith allegedly met with a father from California who was ready to…

Joe Montana Denies Wrongdoing in FBI’s Rick Singer, College Bribery Probe

Tony Avelar/Associated Press Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana has insisted he did nothing wrong in the FBI's ongoing college bribery scandal. On Thursday, Montana posted on Twitter to deny the allegations: Joseph Montana @JoeMontanaMr. Singer's company provided nothing more than minimal consulting services to our family, like so many other families, with the college…

Phil Mickelson Denies Wrongdoing in FBI’s Rick Singer, College Bribery Probe

Lynne Sladky/Associated Press Phil Mickelson admitted to using Rick Singer's company to help his children navigate the college admission process, but he denied being involved in the alleged wire fraud scheme. "Our family, along with thousands of others, used Rick Singer's company to guide us through the college admission process," Mickelson said in a statement…

2 Stanford students file first class-action suit in largest-ever college admissions...

In a class-action lawsuit, two Stanford University students are suing the University of Southern California, Yale, the University of California Los Angeles and other institutions involved in a massive alleged admissions cheating case involving affluent parents allegedly paid bribes to get their kids into top universities.  Erica Olsen and Kalea Woods say they were denied a fair opportunity to gain…

Missy Elliott to receive honorary doctorate from Berklee College of Music

Mashable Video 14 minutes ago Missy Elliot is making history as the first female rapper to achieve the honor. The Berklee College of Music announced that the rapper will receive her honorary doctorate this spring. Justin Timberlake and Alex Lacamoire will also be honored.

Can Felicity Huffman’s and Lori Loughlin’s careers ever recover from college...

CLOSE Officials say the actresses were involved in the nation's largest-ever college admissions bribery case prosecuted by the Justice Department. USA TODAY Millionaires, college athletic coaches and ACT proctors are all entwined in the college admissions bribery scandal heard ‘round the world. But it’s two TV stars who have become the face of the bombshell story, after it…

Everyone’s joking about the ‘old-fashioned’ ways they got into college

Everyone has a different experience applying to colleges. Some take the traditional route by working hard in high school, studying for standardized tests, and writing a thoughtful essay, while others leave their educational fate in the hands of their parents.  After news of a college admissions scandal broke on Tuesday, many people were compelled to…

Private equity giant TPG has put a top exec on leave...

Private equity giant TPG has placed William 'Bill' McGlashan on leave after he was among dozens of business leaders and Hollywood celebrities indicted by the FBI in an alleged scheme to get students into elite colleges. McGlashan is the founder and managing partner of TPG Growth, which makes investments in growth equity and middle market…

‘Full House’ fans express shock as Lori Loughlin is indicted in...

CLOSE Before we head to Fuller House, we put Loughlin to the test to see how much she remembers from the original series Time After Lori Loughlin's name was revealed among those in a sweeping admissions bribery case brought to federal court Tuesday, fans have been responding to the news on social media. "Desperate Housewives" star Felicity…

Multiple D-1 Coaches Indicted for Alleged Bribes in College Admissions Scandal

Bill Wippert/Associated Press Over forty people, including some college coaches, were indicted Tuesday for allegedly "getting students admitted to elite universities as recruited athletes, regardless of their athletic abilities, and helping potential students cheat on their college exams." According to Eric Levenson and Mark Morales of CNN, Georgetown, Stanford, UCLA, USC, Wake Forest, Yale and more…
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