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To those who might stretch the truth on their application

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Re: To those who might stretch the truth on their application [#permalink] New post 18 May 2010, 08:34
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that's quite a stretch - forging transcripts, diplomas, LOR's, and even an SAT score...
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Re: To those who might stretch the truth on their application [#permalink] New post 18 May 2010, 11:46
The ingenuity and moxie it takes to pull something like this off is bordering on enviable. I would never have the stones, or the ego, to try and forge my way through Harvard.

Yes he did get caught, but he got away with it for quite awhile. Makes you wonder...
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Re: To those who might stretch the truth on their application [#permalink] New post 21 May 2010, 11:19
Wow that is absurd. Harvard admissions missed the fact that MIT uses number grades rather than letter grades? And how could he forge the test score? I thought SAT score reports were sent directly to the school from the test admin company. How did they not notice it then?

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Re: To those who might stretch the truth on their application [#permalink] New post 25 May 2010, 14:23
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Wow that is absurd. Harvard admissions missed the fact that MIT uses number grades rather than letter grades? And how could he forge the test score? I thought SAT score reports were sent directly to the school from the test admin company. How did they not notice it then?

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It means that the internal controls are not effective :-D
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