Bribes at Top Colleges Raise Questions about Admissions System

In a scandalous case of corruption in university admissions, several wealthy parents have been charged with bribery and fraud to get their children into elite universities. As the extent of the problem comes to light, some are asking why this system that favors people with money and influence is rarely examined, while affirmative action programs to help disadvantaged minorities are often viewed with suspicion and challenged in court. Dr. Cecilia Rios-Aguilar of UCLA, a specialist in access to education, spoke with Samuel Orozco on the program Línea Abierta.

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