Tag: College Admissions Scandal (2019)

College Admissions Scandal: No Prison Time for Former Stanford Coach

BOSTON — A former Stanford University sailing coach accused of taking bribes from a corrupt college consultant was ordered on Wednesday to serve no prison time, becoming the first person sentenced in the nation’s largest-ever college admissions fraud prosecution. The coach, John Vandemoer, was given a far lighter sentence than prosecutors had sought: a single […]

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Judge to Decide First Sentence in College Admissions Scandal

A former Stanford University sailing coach accused of taking bribes from a corrupt college consultant is set to learn his punishment in federal court on Wednesday, becoming the first person sentenced in the nation’s largest-ever college admissions fraud prosecution. Looming over his sentencing will be a larger question, about who should be considered a victim […]

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Fairy-Tale College Applications

Nyjal Mitchell, 16, and his family filed a police complaint in 2017 against Mike Landry, the founder of T.M. Landry, detailing what they said were three instances of assault. Sanaa Mitchell, 12, Nyjal’s younger sister, said Mike Landry made a mistake by picking on her brother and her family.CreditAnnie Flanagan for The New York Times […]

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