Daily Hampshire Gazette - Established 1786
P/sunny
83°
P/sunny
Hi 83° | Lo 59°

Hong Kong couple sues college admissions counselor over sons’ rejection by Harvard

Gerald and Lily Chow say in their suit filed in U.S. District Court in Boston that they gave Mark Zimny more than $2 million to get their sons into an elite American university, preferably Harvard.

Zimny is a former Harvard professor who ran the education consultancy group IvyAdmit Consulting LLC.

The Boston Globe reports that the Chows say they gave $2.2 million to Zimny, who said he had contacts at Harvard and would funnel donations from the Chows to elite colleges.

They charge Zimny with fraud and breach of contract. They want their money back.

Zimny denied the allegations in court papers.

There are no comments yet. Be the first!
Post a Comment

You must be registered to comment on stories. Click here to register.