Affirmative Action Fraud: Rick Singer Advised White Parents to Claim Their Kids Were Nonwhite on College Applications
May 19, 2019, 06:52 AM
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From the Wall Street Journal:

Students Were Advised to Claim to Be Minorities in College-Admissions Scandal

5/18/19 | Melissa Korn, Jennifer Levitz
Posted on 5/18/2019, 3:34:13 AM by Libloather

BOSTON—The man behind the scheme to help wealthy students get into elite colleges by cheating on tests and faking athletic credentials also advised some families to falsely claim students were racial minorities, exploiting the push to diversify campuses, according to two people familiar with the situation.

A son of Marjorie Klapper, a parent scheduled to plead guilty Friday for participating in the scheme, was incorrectly listed on his Common Application as being black and Hispanic, the people said. William “Rick” Singer, the college counselor who has agreed to plead guilty in the case and is awaiting sentencing, also arranged for a proctor to cheat on the ACT admissions test for the teen, according to a Federal Bureau of Investigation affidavit filed in the case. …

Mr. Singer frequently gave families the option of misrepresenting race and would say that not doing so could put their child at a “competitive disadvantage,” said one of the people, who is familiar with his business. …

A son of Marjorie Klapper, a parent scheduled to plead guilty Friday for participating in the scheme, was incorrectly listed on his Common Application as being black and Hispanic, the people said. …

….a white Jewish immigrant from South Africa went to the financial aid office,
requested the paperwork for an African-American scholarship…….he got a full free ride his senior year……[More]

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