Survey: 34% of white college students lied about their race to improve their admission, financial aid odds
A recent survey has found that 34% of its white respondents admitted to lying about being part of a racial minority to boost their chances of getting accepted into college.
Taking advantage: The survey, which questioned 1,250 white college applicants aged 16 and up, discovered that 34% of them lied in their applications, according to Intelligent.
In the midst of a legal battle accusing them of discriminating against Asian Americans, Harvard University admitted a record number of the pan-ethnic group for the Class of 2023.
On Thursday, the university announced that the share of Asian Americans in its latest admissions cycle is 25.4% — the highest percentage ever — out of 1,950 successful applicants.
A 16-year-old schoolgirl allegedly gang-raped by four seniors is having trouble finding a new school.
The rape reportedly occurred at a boarding school in Dehradun, India on Aug. 14.