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Adam Wheeler

Harvard Faker Sentenced To Prison

AP | Posted 02.22.2012 | College

WOBURN, Mass. — A Delaware man who faked his way into Harvard has been sentenced to a year in prison for violating his probation by putting the ...

Dummy Caught Faking Ivy League Credentials -- Again

AP | By DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 01.09.2012 | Weird News

WOBURN, Mass. -- A Delaware man convicted of fraud for faking his way into Harvard was ordered held without bail Wednesday after admitting he violated...

How to Get Into Harvard by Lying or: Why Adam Wheeler is a Modern Folk Hero

Leah Finnegan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Leah Finnegan

Adam Wheeler is a true hero of our time. He challenged the college admissions gods -- and won.

Harvard Hoaxer Pleads Guilty, Ordered To Pay Back $45,806

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The former Harvard student who duped university officials across the country -- along the way acquiring scads of awards and grants with a fake resume ...

Student Pleads Guilty To Faking His Way Into Harvard

boston.com | Posted by Metro Desk | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Adam Wheeler, the former Harvard student accused of conning his way into one of the nation's most prestigious universities by fabricating a stellar ac...

Harvard Hoax: Hearing Granted For Ivy League Scammer

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

WOBURN, Mass. — A Delaware man accused of faking his way into Harvard University and stealing $45,000 in financial aid, grants and scholarships ...

Adam Wheeler Applied, Got Into Stanford After Being Expelled From Harvard

AP | DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

WOBURN, Mass. — A Delaware man charged with faking his way into Harvard was accepted at Stanford University after he was kicked out of the Ivy L...

More Students Misunderstand The Fundamentals Of Plagiarism

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

For the modern student, plagiarism isn't all it used to be. In fact, many don't see it as an issue in the least. According to the New York Times, ...

Adam Wheeler And Beyond: The Top All-Time Harvard Grifters

AOL News | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Given Harvard's knack for attracting the brilliant and industrious, it follows that any campus con artists would be similarly gifted. Long before Adam...

Adam Wheeler: The Boston Globe Profiles The Student Nobody Knew

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Adam Wheeler was always regarded as an enigma. The former Harvard student, charged with 23 counts of larceny, identity fraud and more for faking his...

The College Insider: Admissions Freak-Out Countdown #18: I've Just Been Fakin' It, Not Really Makin' It

Karen Stabiner | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Karen Stabiner

Let others debate issues of ethics, stress and expectations. The pressing question raised by l'affaire Wheeler is, How do you fake your SAT scores?

Harvard Students Make 'Free Adam Wheeler' T-Shirts

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Some entrepreneurial Harvard students are hoping to at least "break even" on Harvard Grifter Adam Wheeler's infamy by selling T-shirts that plead for ...

How Did Adam Wheeler Fake His Way Into Harvard?

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

It's the question on everyone's mind -- how did Adam Wheeler, a 23-year-old with an active imagination and a too-good-to-be-true resume dupe one of th...

Sex, Kid Lies, and Success

Phil Bronstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Phil Bronstein

Here in the U.S. the art of lying is not only having a bumper crop moment in politics and academia - it also is, statistically, a cherished trait in our children.

Adam Wheeler Appears In Court, Harvard Students Weigh In On Scandal

Huffington Post | Leah Finnegan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

After Harvard grifter Adam Wheeler plead not guilty in court yesterday, The Today Show went to the school's Cambridge campus to gauge student reaction...

Adam Wheeler: Lying Harvard Student's Resume Claims Multiple Manuscripts Written, Awards Won

Huffington Post | Leah Finnegan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Not too long ago, The New Republic received a near-perfect resume from a young man named Adam Wheeler, who was vying for a literary internship at the ...

Adam Wheeler: Former Harvard Student Indicted For Larceny and ID Fraud

Huffington Post | Leah Finnegan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Former Harvard student Adam Wheeler was indicted today on multiple counts of identity fraud and larceny. According to the Boston Globe, Wheeler alleg...