Audit Finds Some UC Campuses Improperly Admitted Wealthy Students

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Audit Finds UC Campuses Favor Wealthy Students

“Who you know” can be a big advantage in life, getting you that new job or investment tip. But it’s not supposed to help you get a spot in a University of California school. A new state audit found that four UC campuses improperly admitted dozens of wealthy students over the past six years as favors to donors, family, and friends.

Reporter: Chloe Veltman, KQED

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