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College recruiters target high schools where kids are from well-off families. Hill Street Studios/Getty Images

Why public universities are chasing rich kids from out of state

Colleges often seek to boost student diversity, build a strong academic class and bring in more tuition money. A former enrollment manager says it can be difficult to do all three.
College rankings often take student caliber into account, an analysis shows. vectorfusionart/Shutterstock.com

College rankings might as well be student rankings

College rankings are set up to make you believe one college is better than another. But a closer look reveals college rankings may be measuring something entirely different.
William ‘Rick’ Singer founder of the Edge College & Career Network, pleaded guilty to charges in a nationwide college admissions bribery scandal. AP Photo/Steven Senne

Why rich parents are more likely to be unethical

An expert explains the many reasons why people behave in an unethical manner and what research shows on why the wealthy have a need to maintain their higher status.

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