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Asian-Americans rejected by Harvard need to resist the anti-affirmative action narrative

Our community is being fed a story by a white man trying to preserve spaces at colleges for mediocre white students, not stellar Asian-American ones.<p>There is a story about race-based college admissions that holds particular sway over Asian-American students like I once was — my father wrote away …

College & University

Assessing students or selecting them for higher education – Indian board exams fail in both

Board exams must be decentralised and must not be the only factor in admission to any college.<p>Question paper leaks are a common feature of many state …

Education

Parkland Leader David Hogg I'm Changing the World ... But UC Schools Still Rejected Me

<b>David Hogg</b> helped spearhead a movement in the wake of the Parkland massacre that has resonated around the world, and you'd think colleges around the …

College & University

How to Treat a Sore Throat

A sore throat, though one of the most uncomfortable of minor medical issues, is also one of the most common. In 2015, more than 9 million people …

Alternative Medicine

I tried naked speed dating and it was actually pretty amazing

opinion<p><b>This week, in the name of journalism, I was sat stark naked in a private room at The Exhibit in Balham. I was there alongside 30 other single</b> …

Relationships

29 great Netflix shows that might have flown under your radar

For many original series Netflix has put out, the company's marketing has been either non-existent or subtle, allowing its viewers to determine what becomes a hit. In 2016, "Stranger Things" quietly became a phenomenon through word of mouth, with no major advertisements before it made its debut on …

Entertainment

If physicians are burned out, why don’t they just quit? Here’s why.

Those of you that follow me know that I write and speak often on the topic of physician burnout. About a year ago, after my grandmother passed away, …

Health Care
Employment

Amazon Chooses 20 Finalists for Second Headquarters

SEATTLE — Like a college applicant waiting for that special message in the mail, officials in Boston got what they wanted on Thursday: a cryptic four-sentence note informing them that the city made the finals in its bid to host Amazon’s second headquarters.<p>“We would like to move Boston forward in …

Urban Design

The Workouts Top Trainers Do When They Have Only 20 Minutes to Exercise

When your schedule is jam-packed, the idea of when and how to fit in a workout often sparks an internal debate: <i>If there’s not enough time to fit it</i> …

Workouts

Everything You Should Know Before Seeing Justice League

After what feels like decades of anticipation, Zack Snyder’s <i>Justice League</i> is coming out next week. To get a refresher before seeing the film, there …

Attending one of these 10 universities could mean a higher salary in the first 5 years after you graduate

Another factor to consider is what position you'll be in once you graduate. For freshers, this can seem like a million years away, but as anyone who has been to university will tell you, those three or four years fly by.<p>New research by job website Adzuna has taken 155,000 CVs belonging to graduates …

College & University

Harvard Neuroscientist: Meditation Reduces Stress and Literally Changes Your Brain

<i>Futurism only supports products that we use and love. The Gravity Blanket is one of those products. A subsidiary of Futurism launched this product</i> …

Mindfulness

This Robot Completes a 2-Hour Brain Surgery Procedure in Just 2.5 Minutes

Doc Bot<p>Brain surgery is precision business, and one slip can spell doom for affected patients. Even in one of the most skilled jobs in the world, …

Robotics

A public university sends more grads to Silicon Valley's tech giants than any Ivy League school

Silicon Valley hires more alumni from University of California, Berkeley, than any other school, according to a new analysis from online recruiting company HiringSolved.<p>Berkeley beat out Stanford University (No. 2), Carnegie Mellon (No. 3), and the University of Texas at Austin (No. 5) in becoming …

Silicon Valley

How these students got into every Ivy League school

<b>(CNN) —</b> Only a few students can say that they have been accepted into every Ivy League school in the United States: Harvard, Yale, Brown, Columbia, the University of Pennsylvania, Dartmouth, Princeton and Cornell.<p>Among those who can call themselves members of this exclusive club are Augusta …

College & University

Latina Accepted To 11 Medical Schools Claps Back At Naysayers Who Say She Didn't Earn Her Success

"I worked just as hard as those around me and that I had to break through a prominent glass ceiling to get here."<p>Chelsea Batista was truly …

College & University

10 super-successful people share the toughest sacrifices they made to achieve their goals

But real success is never without sacrifice, and in this article, they share some of what is required to make dreams a reality.

Entrepreneurship

What Is an Elite College Really Worth?

As students around the country await admissions decisions, let’s remember what America’s top colleges are for—and whom they could really help.<p>This time of year, thousands of college applicants await e-notices and auspiciously sized envelopes from schools, under terrible pressure from their parents, …

College & University

The 10 best business schools if you want to work on Wall Street

Do you have visions of orchestrating mega-mergers, minting millions on bold stock bets, or managing billions of dollars in assets? Or, perhaps more realistically, playing with spreadsheets for hours on end? Wall Street might be calling your name.<p>A job in finance can set you up for a lucrative …

College & University

Doctors have the hardest, and highest-paid, jobs in America

If you want to make money, start reading those medical textbooks, because physicians have the highest-paid job in the U.S. for a third year in a row. …

Employment

First-year doctors will be allowed to work 24-hour shifts starting in July

First-year doctors will be allowed to work 24-hour shifts in hospitals across the United States starting July 1, when a much-debated cap that limits the physicians to 16 consecutive hours of patient care is lifted, the organization that oversees their training announced Friday.<p>The Chicago-based …

Health Care

14 Doctors Who Deserve A Round Of Applause

Without them, we wouldn't have open heart surgery, blood banks, syphilis testing, automatic defibrillators, laser cataract removal, and the list keeps going...

Medicine

Why So Many Young Doctors Work Such Awful Hours

Neither truck drivers nor bankers would put up with a system like the one that influences medical residents’ schedules.<p>The path to becoming a doctor is notoriously difficult. Following pre-med studies and four years of medical school, freshly minted M.D.s must spend anywhere from three to seven …

Health Care

Nearly 40,000 people applied to Harvard this year — experts say it's harder than ever to get into elite schools

That's the most applications in the history of the school.<p>The ever-increasing number of applicants at elite schools elicits the question of whether it's more difficult to get into elite schools today than ever before.<p>Former Ivy League admissions directors have some potentially unsettling news for …

College & University

Snapchat shares tumble after disappointing results show growth is slowing

Snapchat shares plummeted overnight following its first results as a public company.<p>Twitter's latest earnings call confirm it isn't failing, it's …

Evan Spiegel

SNL host Aziz Ansari: “Change comes from large groups of angry people,” not presidents

Ansari’s Saturday Night Live monologue showed off the comedian at his biting, mischievous best.<p>Aziz Ansari knew when he walked out on <i>Saturday Night Live</i>’s stage to host — for the first time! — that he had a bit of a taller task than most <i>SNL</i> hosts, given the fact that he was doing it the day after …

Comedy

Female Wrestlers Are Unlikely Heroines Of Bollywood's Biggest Smash

A blockbuster Bollywood movie is raking in millions and trying to change entrenched gender roles in India. It's set in Haryana state, where the sex ratio of newborns skews heavily toward boys.

India

Best Business Schools 2016

• U.S. Rankings<br>• Life After an MBA<br>• Methodology<p>By Lance LambertLance Lambert | November 16, 2016<p>From<p>An MBA can get you access to hot internships, sprawling …

College & University