"Conning Harvard proves that what I did over 40 years ago is 4,000 times easier to do today due to technology. Technology breeds crime and makes replicating documents and falsifying paper child's play. This, added with the fact that we live in an extremely unethical society that doesn't teach ethics at home and doesn't teach ethics at school because the teacher would be accused of teaching morality, has brought us today to a country full of Adam Wheelers. For those that are naive, a must read."
--Frank W. Abagnale, author of Catch Me If You Can
". . . the bizarre nature of the case is hook enough." --Publishers Weekly
Zauzmer's well-researched book is practically a how-to guide for scamming a college admissions process…To report on the extent of Wheeler's fraud, Zauzmer scrutinizes the college admissions system even more carefully than her subject did... --Philadelphia Inquirer
The startling revelations about Wheeler’s exploits accumulate so quickly in Julie Zauzmer’s ripping 'Conning Harvard' that at times this meticulously reported nonfiction narrative reads like a potboiler."
-The Washington Post
"A handbook for teens on how not to get into Harvard--and, perhaps, a reminder that Harvard isn't infallible." --Booklist