Rich Children Must Earn Their Education Like The Rest Of Us

Hey, Celebrity Parents, Your Child's Education Must Be Earned Like The Rest Of Us

They were born with silver spoons in their mouths, but not with degrees in their hands.


Whether you have gone to one or thought about having the full campus life experience, everyone knows that college is the place where students can get an education, learn new things, make friends, possibly find career opportunities, and have a fun time overall. However, there are two parents (who just happen to be famous and wealthy) that believed they had to cheat in order to get their kids "the best" education.

Famous actresses Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman (who were more popular in the 90s) along with a "Full House" of 50 other individuals, got arrested for their involvement in a college cheating scam, known as Operation Varsity Blues. It was the biggest college scheme ever, where parents bribed college officials and cheated the system because they wanted their less educated and unqualified kids to get into the top universities in the nation.

All of these people were indicted for breaking federal laws. They committed this "American Crime" by bribing William Rick Singer, the CEO of a college admissions prep company known as The Key Worldwide Foundation, just so they could get their kids into a fancy college (this one happened to be the University of Southern California), but destroyed their careers in the process.

All those that were involved in the scam payed over $6 million in payments within the last decade. They bribed university employees from coaches to administrators just so their kids could get admitted to USC, along with other universities like Georgetown, Stanford, and Yale.

In order to get her oldest daughter extra time on the SAT test, "Desperate Housewife" Felicity Huffman paid $15,000 to Singer who allowed a proctor to change wrong answers. He was also guilty of paying administrators to do the same for other kids or take the test for them. Lori Loughlin and her husband, fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli, paid $500,000 to display fake photos that showed their daughters as athletes, just to get them accepted into USC.

Anyone who was a fan of Loughlin and Huffman became ashamed and disgusted by their actions. College students of working class families have to study hard, learn skills, and earn their university degree. It's messed up how a CEO was so close-minded that he helped kids get into elite colleges just because their parents were so rich. In order to hide the payments wealthy parents were sending him, Rick Singer concealed them as donations given to the Key Worldwide Foundation, a nonprofit organization that Singer used specifically for this purpose. For each SAT exam, parents had paid Singer $15,000 to $75,000 to make sure their children scored high on their tests, while others bribed university officials directly.

If the children of wealthy parents want to get an education, they need to earn it. After all, they were born with silver spoons in their mouths, but not with degrees in their hands. Any celebrity that wants to be considered as a role model (and not just sources of entertainment), needs to start by setting a good example for their children.

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The End Of The Semester As Told By Todd Chrisley

Because we're all a little dramatic like Todd sometimes.

The last 3-4 weeks of every college student's semester are always crazy hectic.

We have last minute assignments, group projects, and exams all squeezed into the last few weeks before break.

Sometimes we all need a little humor, and sometimes we are all a little dramatic, so why not experience the last few weeks of the semester as told by the king of drama himself, Todd Chrisley of "Chrisley Knows Best."

1. Sitting in class listening to your professor explain upcoming assignments/exams.

2. When your group project members refuse to do anything until the night before it's due or just show up the day of to present.

3. When you and your roommate try to cook with whatever few ingredients you have left in stock.

Because we definitely want to avoid going to the grocery store at the end of the semester if we can.

4. When your parents get tired of you calling them about every little inconvenience in your life.

5. Sitting down to work on assignments.

6. Your thoughts when the professor is telling you what they want from you out of an assignment.

7. When you've had about 30 mental breakdowns in two days.

8. Trying to search out the class for the right group members.

9. The last few days of classes where everyone and everything is getting on your nerves.

10. When your friend suggests going out but you're just done with the world.

11. This. On the daily.

12. When all you want to do is snuggle up and watch Christmas movies.

13. Studying and realizing you know nothing.

14. When your finals are over and it's finally time to go home for break.

You're finally back to your old self.

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