The Week in Admissions News

College Board criticized over student privacy; jail time for parent; credit transfer; communicating with students.

August 3, 2020
  • The College Board has inappropriately shared information about students with technology companies, Consumer Reports has charged. The companies are Adobe, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Snapchat, Yahoo! and AdMedia.
  • Manuel Henriquez will receive jail time for paying more than $500,000 to participate in the college admissions scheme for his two children.
  • A new survey examined students' perceptions about their experiences with credit transfer.
  • Colleges are employing multipronged strategies to inform students about the pandemic. Will their efforts get students to take safety precautions seriously?


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