The rich-shits-cheating-and-buying-their-kids’-way-into-good-colleges story is old news by now; but turns out it’s the gift that keeps on giving.

[Parents from high schools with large numbers of cheaters] were concerned that colleges would start banning all kids from the tainted high schools as a matter of principle.

It did not help matters when a boy [from one of the most notorious cheater schools] who had been rejected from Georgetown emailed [that school] to say he had been accepted to Harvard and wrote: ‘Fuck you. I’m going to Harvard.’ 

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3 Responses to “More Laffs From the Varsity Blues Scandal”

  1. dcat Says:

    I dunno, I kinda appreciate the concision.

  2. Margaret Soltan Says:

    dcat: Agreed. No denying there’s a nice quick punch to what he wrote. Might not however make his school – already associated with assholes cheating their way into Gtown – look too good…

  3. dcat Says:

    Frankly, I could see Harvard leaning in. I can think of a lot worse university branding slogans than “Fuck you. I’m going to Harvard.” Like: every one mine has come up with in fifteen years.

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