Donations or bribes: How rich Singapore-based parents get their kids into elite US unis

Consulting firms reveal methods rich S'pore-based parents resort to in bid to get their kids into elite US unis

Last October, Mr Shaun Lim met the parents of a Singapore-based student at his office in Orchard Road.

Their son, who attends an international school here, had set his sights on attending Ivy League or elite American universities such as Harvard and Stanford.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on May 19, 2019, with the headline 'Donations or bribes?'. Subscribe