While some bribe, low-income students hurdle their way to higher education

By Tatiana Poladko News about the college admissions scandal this week shattered the romantic picture many hold about college admissions. We want to believe the process is fair and merit-based. We are fine with unadulterated competition for spots at selective colleges. But it is the lengths some families are willing to go —photoshopped pictures, $1.2 … Continue reading While some bribe, low-income students hurdle their way to higher education

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Student Spotlight: Amadou

TeenSHARP-Delaware student Amadou (a rising junior at William Penn HS -Colonial School District) just learned he has been accepted to attend the Carleton Liberal Arts Experience (CLAE) program at Carleton College (ranked #8 among liberal arts colleges) in Minnesota this summer! I don't think he has stopped smiling since he received the news earlier this … Continue reading Student Spotlight: Amadou