Two days ago, I posted a poll on my Instagram Story about whether Felicity Huffman's 14-day prison sentence for paying a testing proctor to change her daughter's SAT was enough. The vast majority of my followers believed she should have gotten more time behind bars.
The dozens of others parents still awaiting trial may have harsher sentences to face. In the wake of the largest admissions scandal in the history of higher education, legal experts explain, though, that the challenge with this far-reaching case is that there are no victims from a legal standpoint. However, in the court of public opinion, the victims are the millions of students and parents who have gone through the admissions process with pure intentions yet have not seen the outcomes they expected.