Parents Suing Consultant for Failing to Get Sons into Ivy League School - Higher Education

Higher Education News and Jobs

Parents Suing Consultant for Failing to Get Sons into Ivy League School

Email




by Associated Press

BOSTON — A couple from Hong Kong has sued a U.S.-based college admissions consultant for failing to get their two sons into an Ivy League university as he had allegedly promised.

Gerald and Lily Chow say in their suit filed in U.S. District Court in Boston that they gave Mark Zimny more than $2 million to get their sons into an elite American university, preferably Harvard.

Zimny is a former Harvard professor who ran the education consultancy group IvyAdmit Consulting LLC.

The Boston Globe reports that the Chows say they gave $2.2 million to Zimny, who said he had contacts at Harvard and would funnel donations from the Chows to elite colleges.

They charge Zimny with fraud and breach of contract. They want their money back.

Zimny denied the allegations in court papers.

RELATED ARTICLES >>
Fraternity Backs Indiana State Chapter Probation after Student’s Death TERRE HAUTE, Ind. — A fraternity says it supports a decision by Indiana State University to place one of its chapters on probation following the accidental drowning of an 18-year-old freshman during an event in Illinois. Sigma Chi Fraternity Inter...
University of Southern Maine Plans Anti-hate Rally in Support of Muslims PORTLAND, Maine — The University of Southern Maine’s multicultural affairs office is hosting an anti-hate rally in Portland in response to anti-Muslim sentiment around the country, including an incident at the university. The gathering is schedule...
Expect the Unexpected, Say College Disaster Prep Officials When Jefferson Community College was making plans to build its first residence hall, there was one must-have for President Carole McCoy: generators for backup if the power went out. With her campus in Watertown, New York in the bulls-eye of more t...
Regents Meeting Set on Report Critical of U. of New Mexico President ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The University of New Mexico Board of Regents is holding a meeting Wednesday to discuss possibly suspending or firing university President Bob Frank in response to a report critical of his management style. The Albuquerque Journa...
Semantic Tags:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *