Yale Rescinds Admission of Student Accepted Through College Admissions Scandal

Yale University has rescinded the admission of a student who had been accepted as part of the recently revealed college admissions scandal. According to the university, former Yale women’s soccer coach Rudy Meredith provided “fraudulent athletic endorsements” for two applicants. One applicant was denied admission and the other had been attending Yale at the time […]

College Admissions Scandal Reportedly Took Advantage of Disability Accommodations for Standardized Testing

The orchestrator behind the college admissions scandal that saw charges brought against high-profile celebrities and CEOs reportedly took advantage of disability accommodations to help students cheat on their SAT or ACT tests. William “Rick” Singer, a college admittance coach turned fixer, told parents to have their children fake a learning disability to obtain a doctor’s […]

TPG Founder Bill McGlashan Fired After Being Charged in the College-Admissions Scandal

TPG said it fired Bill McGlashan, founder of the firm’s social-impact funds, after he was charged this week in a wide-ranging college-admissions scandal. The company also is allowing investors in its second social impact fund to withdraw their commitments, according to a person familiar with the matter. The vehicle, known as The Rise Fund II […]

Hallmark Channel Drops Actress Lori Loughlin After College-Admissions Conspiracy Charges

The mystery over how Lori Loughlin’s college-admissions scandal would affect her Hallmark Channel career has been solved: On Thursday, the network announced it was ending its long-running relationship with the actor, who’s starred in the network’s Garage Sales Mysteries series since 2013. The Associated Press reports the network was severing ties with the 54-year-old actor […]

In Wake of College Admissions Scandal, Sephora Plucks Olivia Jade’s Partnership From Its List

It’s not hard to imagine that Olivia Jade Giannulli, University of Southern California freshman, when a bit pale today when, according to Reuters, makeup retailer Sephora ended its partnership with the social media star. Giannulli’s parents, actress Lori Loughlin and designer Mossimo Giannulli, have been charged in the wide-ranging college admissions cheating scandal, in which […]

HP Removes Ad Starring Lori Loughlin and Olivia Jade Following College Admissions Scandal

Don’t expect HP to ink another deal with Lori Loughlin and Olivia Jade Giannulli any time soon. The technology company announced that it was pulling a 2017 advertisement featuring the Fuller House star and her social-media star daughter, following Loughlin’s role in a college-admissions scandal. The 54-year-old actor was taken into custody Wednesday morning as […]

College Admissions Cheating Scandal Takes Down TPG Growth Founder Bill McGlashan

More than 40 CEOs and celebrities were indicted on Tuesday in a massive college admissions cheating scandal. Among business leaders charged was William E. “Bill” McGlashan Jr., the founder and managing partner of TPG Growth, a private equity firm with investments in Airbnb and Uber. McGlashan, an outspoken advocate of ethical investing, is charged with […]