ProPublica, a renowned investigative journalism outlet, recently published an in-depth report exposing the emerging trend of paying for “peer-reviewed” authorship to bolster college admissions prospects. Read the full article here: The Newest College Admissions Ploy: Paying to Make Your Teen a “Peer-Reviewed” Author.
The article delves into the practices of online research programs catering to high school students and sheds light on their questionable methods.
By examining various providers, including Scholar Launch, Polygence, Lumiere Education, and Athena Education, this report serves as an enlightening guide for high school students, encouraging them to refocus on genuine interests and authentic competitiveness.
We have put together a visual summary of the article:
The depth of this investigative article is revealed through the real students’ experiences. The best way of getting both the depth and width of this article is to take the time to read it in its entirety.