Saturday, 10th December 2022

Rowing your way into the Ivy Leagues

By Reuters
30 March 2019   |   10:46 am
This month’s Varsity Blues scandal demonstrates the tremendous power that college coaches can wield. But the affluent also use legal ways to take advantage of a system that favors athletes in college admissions.


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