Students in poverty fuel for-profit universities

For-profit colleges and universities have a higher share of students in poverty than any other kind of post-secondary institution, according to a new study by Pew Research Center.

Data: Pew Research; Chart: Axios Visuals

Varsity Blues is the tip of the iceberg

Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

It's not just cheaters: From legacy privileges to special testing exemptions to private tutors and other professional services, it's increasingly clear that America's selective college admissions system has a problem.