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SAT 'adversity score': Let's mend it, don't end it

As a sign of our changing times, hip-hop legend Dr. Dre provided my favorite story in the recent college admissions bribery scandal.

Fabulously wealthy rap producer and performer Dre, whose real name is Andre Young, wrote a snarky Instagram post in March about his daughter getting into the University of Southern California without "jail time." Ha, ha.

But he later deleted the post after news reports reminded him and the rest of us

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