College Admissions Scandal

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Re: College Admissions Scandal

Post by PurpleOnWhite » March 13th, 2019, 1:01 pm

tmcats wrote:
March 13th, 2019, 11:14 am
wake forest is #27, just missing your cut. :D

again, i take these rankings with a grain of salt.
So true. There is an investigation underway at OU where claims have been made against the previous administration (David Boren) charging data was manipulated by the university to improve its USN&WR ranking. Boren calling it a witch hunt by the new admin.

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Post by hilltopwildcat » March 13th, 2019, 1:16 pm

Zoltar wrote:
March 13th, 2019, 12:42 pm
So what is going to happen to the kids that got in and should not have been admitted? Will they let them stay or expel them? They should have known the test score was not theirs. They should also have been suspicious to be given extra time on the tests.
Probably depend on the size of "donation".

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Post by ksuatheart » March 13th, 2019, 3:09 pm

pulitzerdave wrote:
March 13th, 2019, 12:42 pm
Hypeman wrote:
March 13th, 2019, 7:05 am


Yes, you are right, she IS Native American, 1/1024th.
Pocahontas was 100% Native American.
He was referring to Elizabeth Warren, who the president has nicknamed Pocahontas. She's a Democratic senator and candidate for President who claimed she was Native American (Cherokee and other) to get affirmative action preferrence for as a minority woman.

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Post by Zoltar » March 13th, 2019, 3:55 pm

Dave is fully aware of the situation. He was baiting the troll but both are trying hard to hijack this thread.

Take the politics to the G&G forum.

USC is stating that the students will be expelled if they had knowledge of the cheating and each case would be handled on its own if they did not. I know these kids are out of touch but they had to know something was up.

https://www.mercurynews.com/2019/03/13/ ... f-parents/
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Post by PurpleOnWhite » March 13th, 2019, 4:04 pm

Zoltar wrote:
March 13th, 2019, 3:55 pm
Dave is fully aware of the situation. He was baiting the troll but both are trying hard to hijack this thread.

Take the politics to the G&G forum.

USC is stating that the students will be expelled if they had knowledge of the cheating and each case would be handled on its own if they did not. I know these kids are out of touch but they had to know something was up.
If they hadn’t figure out that the fix was in, they are too stupid to be enrolled anyway.
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Post by Zoltar » March 13th, 2019, 4:08 pm

That is actually a very good point.

They may be so used to money and getting whatever they want that this was just another thing they were given. Remember 18 year southern cal girl that never wanted and always had everything.
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Post by JazzCatDRP » March 13th, 2019, 4:08 pm

Folks, keep that "pocahontas" stuff off of k-statefans. Not the place for it. If you'd like to talk politics, please go to G&G, but I won't have this board promote terms that are racist in nature.
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Post by purplehairedlady » March 13th, 2019, 6:26 pm

catbacker83 wrote:
March 13th, 2019, 11:08 am
The Texas Tennis coach named in this scandal is a Manhattan High graduate
He also played tennis and coached at KU.

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Post by Zoltar » March 13th, 2019, 7:36 pm

I saw in one of the stories that one of the parents 'donated' to a charity that was set up to fund this scheme. I would assume they most likely wrote this donation off on their taxes. If so, they will have a federal tax evasion charge coming soon.
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Post by Hypeman » March 13th, 2019, 9:43 pm

PurpleOnWhite wrote:
March 13th, 2019, 1:01 pm
tmcats wrote:
March 13th, 2019, 11:14 am
wake forest is #27, just missing your cut. :D

again, i take these rankings with a grain of salt.
So true. There is an investigation underway at OU where claims have been made against the previous administration (David Boren) charging data was manipulated by the university to improve its USN&WR ranking. Boren calling it a witch hunt by the new admin.
This stuff is rampant. I believe UMKC got in hot water about 5 or so years ago for manipulating/reporting false ranking data in their business school. One of their programs came in at #1 in the rankings and people got suspicious. I believe it was their entrepreneurship program.

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