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Are elite colleges really a ‘golden ticket’ to a successful life?

The college admissions scandal highlights how a coveted status symbol may actually mean very little......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 14th, 2019

Are elite colleges really a "golden ticket" to a successful life?

The college admissions scandal highlights how a coveted status symbol may actually mean very little......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 17th, 2019

Are elite colleges really a ‘golden ticket’ to a successful life?

The college admissions scandal highlights how a coveted status symbol may actually mean very little......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 14th, 2019

The truth about the celebrity college scandal: Bribing admissions officials isn't worth it

Many parents have bought into the idea that an elite college is a golden ticket to success. But research offers lots of reasons why they sho.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMar 14th, 2019

Netflix"s "Amateur" director had to navigate real-life NCAA regulations in casting a 15 year old as a basketball star

William Gray/NetflixDirector Ryan Koo got himself the golden ticket when his directorial debut “Amateur” was bought by Netflix in the script stage to be one of its original movies. But the journey the movie took to .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 19th, 2018

Mark Cuban Says This is One of the Best Purchases He"s Made in His Life

There really is a golden ticket......»»

Category: topSource: incApr 12th, 2018

Orlando tech startup breathes new life into solving respiratory illness

If one key to owning a successful startup is bringing a new idea to a decades-old problem that impacts more than 100 million people, then Winter Park-based AireHealth LLC is on to something. The health tech company created a portable nebulizer to hel.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 27th, 2019

Outside the Box: Want a successful financial life? Follow these steps

Life won’t always be smooth sailing — these tips can help......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 27th, 2019

Golden Straws In The Wind & The Weaponized Dollar

Authored by Alasdair Macleod via GoldMoney.com, Life in the world of gold bullion is full of mysteries. Each mystery is like a straw in the wind, which individually means little, but tempting us to speculate there’s a greater.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 11th, 2019

Famous Colleges Aside, It’s Easier Than Ever to Get into Good Universities, Study Shows

Among the things lost in the admissions scandal involving parents who paid money under the table to get their children into elite schools is that college is not that hard to get into......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstApr 10th, 2019

Outside the Box: Want a successful financial life? Follow these 45 steps

Life won’t always be smooth sailing — these tips can help......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 9th, 2019

Elite colleges announce record low admission rates in wake of college cheating scandal

Several of the nation’s most selective universities trumpeted the news that they had record numbers of applic.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 1st, 2019

Educational Justice For All

For more than one hundred years, admission to our nation’s most highly regarded colleges has been restricted largely to students of high academic promise. By and large, the students accepted by the Ivy League schools and smaller elite colleges hav.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkMar 19th, 2019

The wildly expensive world of college counseling services, explained

Not all tactics parents use to send their kids to elite colleges are illegal......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 15th, 2019

Does it matter which college you go to?

Many successful people are graduates of elite schools, but how much of their good fortune comes from a privileged upbringing and not an Ivy League education? CNN contributor Frank Bruni explores the question......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 14th, 2019

Taxes, penalties may await rich parents in admissions scam

A slate of celebrities and executives were ensnared in a $25 million cheating conspiracy to help wealthy children get into elite colleges, according to law enforcement officials. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 13th, 2019

The not-so-secret way the rich game college admissions

A series of leaked emails from Harvard and Brown show the ultra-wealthy donating millions to elite colleges and getting special treatment......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 13th, 2019

The not-so-secret way the rich game college admissions

A series of leaked emails from Harvard and Brown show the ultra-wealthy donating millions to elite colleges and getting special treatment......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 13th, 2019

Kellyanne Conway posts harsh tweet attacking 2 Hollywood actresses accused of paying bribes to get their kids into elite colleges

Jim Young/Reuters White House adviser Kellyanne Conway tweeted out a harsh message insulting actresses Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman as "stupid."  Loughlin and Huffman were two of nearly 50 people indicted Tuesday as part o.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 12th, 2019

Private equity giant TPG has put a top exec on leave after he was charged in a college admissions scandal

John Salangsang/Invision/AP Private equity firm TPG has placed William 'Bill' McGlashan on leave after he was among dozens of people indicted by the FBI Tuesday in an alleged scheme to get students into elite colleges. McGlashan founded TP.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 12th, 2019

Key quotes from court documents on admissions bribery scheme

Hollywood stars, coaches and others have been charged in a wide-ranging bribery scheme that allowed wealthy parents to get their children into elite colleges......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 12th, 2019