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Law Grad to Plead Guilty in Admissions Scandal

Law Grad to Plead Guilty in Admissions Scandal

April 10, 2019

Gordon Caplan intends to plead guilty to charges of mail fraud and honest services mail fraud.

Fordham Alum Accused in Nationwide Admissions Scandal

Fordham Alum Accused in Nationwide Admissions Scandal

March 27, 2019

Gordon Caplan, a well-respected alumnus from Fordham University School of Law ’91, is one parent who allegedly engaged in the nationwide conspiracy.

The Paradox of Affirmative Action Based on Diversity

March 6, 2015

By JONATHAN MILOHNICStaff WriterPublished: March 6, 2015 Abigail Fisher, who was denied acceptance to the University of Texas’ Austin campus in 2008, has brought her case to the Supreme Court for a second time. In 2008, Fisher claimed that the University of Texas violated the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amend...

SAT Revamp Is A Good First Step

April 2, 2014

By ALEXA McMENAMIN Contributing Writer Published: April 2, 2014 As I entered my freshman year of college this past fall, I was startled to realize that...

College Admissions: A Numbers Game

College Admissions: A Numbers Game

April 18, 2013

By RACHEL SHMULEVICH Asst. Opinions Co-Editor Published: April 18, 2013 This time last year, I was juggling about nine fat acceptance envelopes,...

Students Weigh In on the Value of the SAT

October 17, 2012

By LOUISE LINGAT Staff Writer Published: October 17, 2012 Although the average SAT scores of incoming freshmen at Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) increased by 10 points this year, students disagree about whether or not the exam is an essential way of measuring preparedness for college. According to The College Boar...