Kirk Carapezza

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No College, No Problem. Some Employers Drop Degree Requirements To Diversify Staffs

Thursday, April 29, 2021

More employers are focusing on skills rather than credentials, creating an opportunity for job candidates without college degrees to land positions.


Med School Applications Soar In Wake Of Pandemic

Sunday, December 06, 2020

Medical schools report applications are way up. Admissions experts are citing the pandemic, the economy and a prominent doctor. It's called "the Fauci effect."


Harvard Admissions Did Not Discriminate Against Asian Americans, Court Rules

Thursday, November 12, 2020

An appeals court ruled in favor of Harvard University in a suit alleging that its admissions process discriminated against Asian Americans.


Lori Loughlin Agrees To Plead Guilty And Serve Two Months In Prison

Thursday, May 21, 2020

The college admissions scandal revealed last year has produced plea bargains. Actress Lori Loughlin has agreed to plead guilty and to serve two months in prison.


SAT Exams Canceled In June, And May Be Administered Digitally In The Fall

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

The College Board, which administers the SAT, is spelling out how it will make the college entrance exam available in and out of school during the coronavirus pandemic.


College Admissions Officers Can Now Recruit Prospective Students More Aggressively

Thursday, October 03, 2019

A new change by the National Association of College Admissions Counselors means colleges can now more aggressively recruit potential students — even after they've committed to another school.


Businessman Devin Sloane Sentenced In College Admissions Scandal

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Businessman Devin Sloane was sentenced to four months in prison and 500 hours of community service Tuesday in the nationwide college admissions bribery and cheating scheme.


Ex-USC Coach Behind Fake Athletic Profiles In College Admissions Scam, Pleads Guilty

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Laura Janke had previously denied taking bribes for writing the phony biographies, but she is now the fourth corrupt coach to plead guilty. She's expected to testify against others in the case.


At Least 50 People Charged In College Admissions Scandal

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Dozens of people have been charged in a scam aimed at getting children of the rich and famous into elite colleges. The scam involved cheating on entrance exams and fake athletic credentials.


In Massachusetts, Labor Shortage in Field of Integrated Photonics Means New Opportunities for Workers

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Modern technology is increasingly dependent on fiber optics, for which there's currently a shortage of trained technicians.


Closely-Watched Harvard Admissions Trial Comes To A Close

Friday, November 02, 2018

The Harvard University admissions trial comes to a close on Friday. The case centers on how much a school can consider race in admissions.


Montana Decides Whether to Keep Taxing to Fund Public Colleges

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Decreasing support for higher education in Montana could mean the first "no" vote for using property taxes to support public colleges. 


Does Harvard Treat Asian-American Applicants Unfairly? The Case Goes To Trial

Monday, October 15, 2018

A federal lawsuit alleging racial discrimination in Harvard University's admissions process goes to court this week. It could have big consequences for higher education.


Poll: Majority of Americans Support Diversity in Higher Education, Oppose Affirmative Action

Monday, September 17, 2018

A new survey finds that the majority of Americans disagree with the Supreme Court's ruling to uphold affirmative action. But most still say that they value diversity on college campuses.


News Brief: DOJ Sides Against Harvard, Remembering John McCain And Aretha Franklin

Friday, August 31, 2018

The Justice Department has backed a lawsuit alleging that Harvard University illegally discriminates against Asian-Americans. And mourners are paying tribute to John McCain and Aretha Franklin.


Justice Department Sides Against Harvard In Racial Discrimination Lawsuit

Friday, August 31, 2018

The Justice Department is backing a lawsuit alleging that Harvard University illegally discriminates against Asian-Americans.


Trump Administration Backs Racial Discrimination Lawsuit Against Harvard

Thursday, August 30, 2018

The Justice Department is backing a lawsuit that charges Harvard University discriminates against Asian-American applicants.


Tens of Thousands of Former For-Profit College Students Await Debt Relief

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

A federal judge in California recently ordered the Education Department to stop collecting on loans of students who attended schools run by the now defunct Corinthian Colleges.


Student Activists Push for Asian-American Studies Programs

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Asians are the fastest growing ethnic group in the country, but few colleges and universities offer programs about Asian-American history or culture.


Controversial Online University Launches Next Month

Friday, March 30, 2018

For the first time in the history of American higher education, a state public university has purchased a for-profit college and the deal is stirring some controversy.