Author and former tutor Lacy Crawford reveals rich parents’ college-admissions madness - NYPOST.com:
“My ex-husband, he’s not seeing the application, so we’ll say what we want.
We lived four years in Senegal.
Our name is exotic.
So, we will check the box and say he is black.”
I said this was not a good idea.
“Why not?” she pressed me. “Can they ask for proof?”
Her son sat silent as a stone, blue eyes fixed on his notebook, while the appraisers’ cameras flashed on the Picassos on the walls.
In the months to follow, I failed to dissuade the mother of her plan. Her son was not admitted."