Stories by Daniel Golden

Daniel Golden is a Boston-based senior editor at ProPublica. He previously worked as managing editor for education and enterprise at Bloomberg News, where he edited a series on tax inversions that in 2015 earned Bloomberg's first-ever Pulitzer Prize. Golden won a Pulitzer as a reporter for the Wall Street Journal in 2004 for a series on preferences for children of alumni and donors in college admissions. He expanded that series into a critically acclaimed 2006 national bestseller, “The Price of Admission.” His book, “Spy Schools,” about foreign and domestic intelligence activities at U.S. universities, will be published by Henry Holt and Company in fall 2017. subscribe to Daniel Golden's feed

Posted on: Nov 19, 2016, Source: ProPublica

The rich buy their children access to elite colleges. At least one such student is now poised to become one of the most powerful figures in the country.