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Menlo Park woman who paid $15K in college admissions scam pleads guilty

Original post made on May 25, 2019

Menlo Park resident Marjorie Klapper pleaded guilty Friday in the national college admissions scam, becoming the fourth parent with Midpeninsula ties to make such a move in federal court.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, May 24, 2019, 2:05 PM

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Posted by Wondering
a resident of Downtown North
on May 25, 2019 at 7:57 pm

I beginning to wonder if this test-taking scam/routine is being used for other examinations as well.

What immediately comes to mind is the state bar examination.

This might explain why there are so many crappy, incompetent lawyers out there as some law schools are little more than JD factories.

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Posted by Motivated By Money
a resident of Adobe-Meadow
on May 26, 2019 at 12:08 pm

> ...why there are so many crappy, incompetent lawyers out there..

Most lawyers are only in it for the financial regards (or to stir up more conflict which results in additional billable hours).

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