Is a student required to disclose an expulsion when applying to other colleges or universities?

 

Whether a student is required to disclose an expulsion to other colleges or universities that they would be applying to will depend on the particular school involved and a specific question they asked in the application. Many schools will ask, has a student ever been found responsible for some kind of misconduct at their prior school? Some schools are more say expansive, has a student ever been investigated for misconduct at their prior school? So the answer to that question is it depends on the specific question asked. An expulsion, unfortunately, can severely impact a student's present and future opportunities. If you're expelled from one school, it can be all but impossible to get into another college or university. An experienced attorney advisor should be involved from the start of the disciplinary process. They can help navigate and can potentially help avoid these major potential consequences.

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