US college admissions scam reverberates through acting, finance and academia

Global Business

A scandal over how wealthy parents have been able to – in effect – buy entrance to top universities in the U.S. for their children, has had widespread fallout.

Prosecutors said parents paid a total of $25 million to a college-admissions consultant over seven years, to get their kids accepted to the best schools. 

CGTN’s June-Wei Sum reports.

Andrew Hanson discusses the college admissions scandal

CGTN’S Rachelle Akuffo spoke to Andrew Hanson, senior research fellow at the Strada Institute for the Future of Work, about the college admissions scam that involves at least eight top universities in the United States.