The organization that oversees the leading college admissions test says it has cancelled the scores of several international students and is reducing future test dates overseas in an effort to crack down on cheating. The College Board, which administers the Scholastic Aptitude Test SATsaid the students whose scores are in question might not be allowed to retake the test. Most U.
In a recent VICE feature, a ghostwriter details how he helps international candidates game the college admissions system. It appears to be an entire package of services; from filling out application forms to writing essays on behalf of the candidate and sometimes even their parents. The service extends to boarding schools, too.
It was even on the exact same day, March 12, when the bribery scandal first made headlines, after the FBI reportedly arrested six people involved in a scheme that helped Chinese nationals cheat on English proficiency tests to acquire U. Composed of five current and former UCLA students and another student at Cal State Fullerton, the suspects allegedly posed as the prospective students using fake passports. While it also did get some media coverage back in March, the news about the incident was largely overshadowed by the major college admissions scandal that involved millions of dollars and members of the Hollywood elite.
Idgaf what anyone says lmao. Cheating is cheating regardless! Cheating is having mental, physical and sexual intimacy with someone other than your own significant other.
O n paper, Liu Cai was a model student. He appeared to be doing everything right. So it came as a surprise when, on a Tuesday morning in March, federal authorities arrested him on suspicion of facilitating an international cheating ring.
I don't see how it's fun to play this way when you use 0 skill. He's basically just running through the map and pushing left-click. Meanwhile he knows he's a pos player otherwise.
He noticed that many of the offenders seemed to be international students from China. So when he came to that class again this fall to speak about his artistic journey, he opened with a PowerPoint set of rules:. Turn your phones off.
In the fall ofYue Zou decided that she wanted to leave Hegang, the city where she lived in the Heilongjiang province of China, and attend college in the United States. Her boyfriend, already a student at the University of Pittsburgh, was eager to help her get admitted to a competitive university. Instead he contacted a Chinese company that specializes in finding American-based test-taking proxies who, for a fee, obtain high scores on the SAT, the graduate school admission test called the GRE, and English-proficiency exams like the TOEFL for their wealthy Chinese clients. The scheme succeeded, at least for a time.
CNN recently reported that college applications from Chinese foreign students to the US sounded exactly the same. In fact, one admission officer read a phrase in one of the applications that sent up red flags: "Insert girl's name here. Cheating is a worldwide phenomenon, and is a challenge even here in the United States, but in Asia it has reached near-crisis levels.