Students in Vietnam under fire in college admission scandal

UPI | 4/22/2019 | Staff
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April 22 (UPI) -- More than 100 university students in Vietnam are accused of manipulating their test scores in order to gain admission to the country's top colleges, according to a South Korean press report.

Television network KBS reported Monday from Vietnam public anger is rising following revelations 108 students used their elite connections to gain entry into top schools.

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A total of 53 students in the group have voluntarily dropped out following the charges, or have been expelled from their institutions, the report said, quoting local Vietnamese news sources.

All students accused of cheating in last year's June entrance exam hail from one of two provinces: Hoa Binh and Son La, both located in the northwest region of Vietnam, about 2-6 hours from Hanoi, the capital.

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The students were enrolled at Vietnam's most prestigious schools: National Economics University, Foreign Trade University and Hanoi Medical University.

A total of 16 Vietnamese education administration officials who abetted the students have been arrested and...
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