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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

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

World Wide Mesh (and 49 Other Famous Things that Almost Had Other Names)

Many famous books, movies, literary characters, sports teams, and musical groups began life called something else. Which begs the question — would they have been as successful had they retained........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstMar 11th, 2019

Famous Things Almost Named Something Else

Many famous books, movies, literary characters, sports teams, and musical groups began life called something else. Which begs the question — would they have been as successful had they retained........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstMar 8th, 2019

A ranger was furloughed during the federal shutdown. Now she’s collecting a $29.5M jackpot.

Judith Smith bought the golden ticket in New Jersey just days before the shutdown began......»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 22nd, 2019

A ranger was furloughed during the shutdown. Now she’s collecting a $29.5 million jackpot.

Judith Smith bought the golden ticket just days before the shutdown began......»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 22nd, 2019

How to find the perfect balance between spending and saving

It's the key to being able to enjoy life now AND in the future. It's also the basis for a successful retirement plan, and it all starts with setting your optimal saving rate......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 16th, 2019

Can X Y Jet take the $2 million Dubai Golden Shaheen (G1)

Rockingham Ranch and Gelfenstein Farm’s X Y Jet romped to a 7 ¾-length victory in Wednesday’s featured ninth race at Gulfstream Park, punching his ticket to Dubai for a third run in the $2 .....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsFeb 15th, 2019