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Acceptance rates at elite colleges hit a record low as students face cancelled college entrance exams and online learning difficulties

A view of a gate to Harvard Yard on the campus of Harvard University on July 8, 2020 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Maddie Meyer/Getty Images The coronavirus pandemic has made it harder for students to land a coveted spot at an Ivy League. Canceled college entrance exams and remote learning contribute to the "record low" admission rates. Ivy Leagues are under pressure to have more diversity after the Varsity Blues scandal. See more stories on Insider's business page. The coronavirus pand...
Tags: News, Trends, Harvard, Yale, Dartmouth, Ivy League, University of Pennsylvania, Princeton, Cornell, Columbia, Admissions, Cambridge Massachusetts, College Board, Harvard Yard, David Coleman, Harvard Crimson


The Chris Voss Show Podcast – The Kindest Lie: A Novel by Nancy Johnson

The Kindest Lie: A Novel by Nancy Johnson Named a Most Anticipated book by O Magazine * GMA * Elle * Marie Claire * Good Housekeeping * NBC News * Shondaland * Chicago Tribune * Woman’s Day * Refinery 29 * Bustle * The Millions * New York Post * Parade * Hello! Magazine * PopSugar * and more! “The Kindest Lie is a deep dive into how we define family, what it means to be a mother, and what it means to grow up Black…beautifully crafted.” —JODI PICOULT “A fantastic story…well-written, tim...
Tags: Podcast, Abc, Washington Post, America, Barack Obama, Seo, Indiana, Chicago, Cbs, Ivy League, Black, Ruth, Northwestern University, Chapel Hill, The University of North Carolina, Chris Voss


15 Restorative Films to Stream in the Springtime

Spring is here, a perfect time to reflect on the cycle of rebirth and growth, and to watch some springtimey-y films that are an inspiration for both. The right springtime films offer the feeling of a fresh start and remind us of things in bloom, whether that’s thanks to sweeping views of the rolling hills and flowers…Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Films, Netflix, Tennessee, Ivy League, William Shakespeare, Lifehacks, John Lithgow, Ewan McGregor, Maria, Colin Firth, Mean Girls, Broadway Musicals, Michelle Yeoh, Julie Andrews, Moore


Matthew Galajda Transfers to Notre Dame

Photo by Rich Graessle/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images One of the top available players in the men’s hockey transfer portal this season was Cornell goalie Matthew Galajda, who was a 2020 finalist for the Mike Richter as one of college hockey’s top goalies before sitting out this season due to the Ivy League cancelling their season in light of the Covid-19 pandemic. Today, it was announced that Galajda will transfer to Notre Dame next season. Welcome to Notre Dame, Matthew...
Tags: Sport, Ivy League, Hockey, Notre Dame, Cornell, Mike Richter, Chris Dilks, Dylan St Cyr, Rich Graessle Icon Sportswire, Matthew Galajda, Galajda, Dame Matthew Galajda ☘ Galajda


Plan to Revamp Police Force Proceeds in Ithaca, New York

Officials in an Ivy League town in upstate New York have voted to proceed with a hotly debated plan to revamp the police force as part of the nationwide reexamination of law enforcement after the killing of George Floyd.
Tags: Ivy League, Upstate New York, Ithaca New York, Revamp Police Force


Ivy League Town Weighs Revamping Police; Critics See Flaws

The nationwide reexamination of policing after the killing of George Floyd has led an Ivy League town in New York to consider an ambitious and contentious plan to remake its force.
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Hockey Thoughts Galore

from Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet, - Detroit’s going to be interesting, too. To date, we’ve focused on the pending free agents: Sam Gagner, Luke Glendening, Bobby Ryan, Marc Staal. Not that GM Steve Yzerman reveals much, but he’s going to consider almost anything. I don’t think Dylan Larkin, Lucas Raymond or Moritz Seider are going anywhere, but other than them? I think there’s interest in Jonathan Bernier. He’s battled hard there. - Brian Boyle wakes up every morning, drives his so...
Tags: Sport, Ivy League, NHL, Steve Yzerman, Brian Boyle, Boyle, Jonathan Bernier, Elliotte Friedman, NHLPA, Moritz Seider, Sportsnet Detroit, Sam Gagner Luke Glendening Bobby Ryan Marc Staal, Dylan Larkin Lucas Raymond


Forgiving student loan debt is a no-brainer, and Biden could do it tomorrow if he wanted to

President Joe Biden speaks from the State Dining Room following the passage of the American Rescue Plan in the U.S. Senate at the White House on March 6, 2021 in Washington, DC. Samuel Corum/Getty Images 45 million Americans owe $1.7 trillion in student debt, and 93% of that debt is federally owned. Forgiving student debt would generate more than $1 trillion of economic activity and create millions of jobs. The Biden administration could forgive all federal student loan debt tomorrow witho...
Tags: Congress, Washington, Kentucky, Senate, White House, Elizabeth Warren, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Harvard, United States, Hawaii, Yale, World Bank, Ivy League


Justin Sun postponed a $4.6 million lunch with Warren Buffett, plowed $10 million into GameStop stock, and lost out on a $69 million NFT. Here's a look at the crypto whiz kid.

Justin Sun/Twitter Crypto whiz kid Justin Sun postponed a $4.6 million charity lunch with Warren Buffett.The Tron boss invested $10 million in GameStop and lost out on a $69 million NFT.Here are eight things to know about the 30-year-old tech entrepreneur.See more stories on Insider's business page.Crypto whiz kid Justin Sun has shot to fame in recent years for postponing a $4.6 million charity lunch with Warren Buffett, investing $10 million in GameStop during the buying frenzy, and l...
Tags: Google, Asia, Instagram, China, Singapore, Amc, US, Trends, Bloomberg, Bitcoin, Alibaba, Sun, Crypto, Warren Buffett, Ivy League, University of Pennsylvania


Daily News’ top wide receivers, tight ends to watch

Support our high school sports coverage by becoming a digital subscriber. Subscribe now. Los Angeles Daily News top wide receivers and tight ends to watch this spring high school football season. TOP 5 1. Kevin Green, Alemany, Jr. Green was the Daily News Freshman of the Year two seasons ago, and has been one of the best wideouts in the area since. Green has great feet, is lightning quick, and rarely drops a ball thrown to him. He holds offers to Oregon, Arizona State, USC, Stanford and Tennes...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Green, Soccer, Tennessee, Ivy League, Cornell, High School Sports, Thompson, Fresno State, Westlake, Los Angeles Daily News, High School Football, Jaylen Henderson, Columbia Yale, Arlis Boardingham


Roger Mudd, longtime TV journalist, dies at 93

By Dave Bryan | Associated Press Roger Mudd, the longtime political correspondent and anchor for NBC and CBS who once stumped Sen. Edward Kennedy by simply asking why he wanted to be president, has died. He was 93. CBS News says Mudd died Tuesday of complications of kidney failure at his home in McLean, Virginia. During more than 30 years on network television, starting with CBS in 1961, Mudd covered Congress, elections and political conventions and was a frequent anchor and contributor to vario...
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Over 2.2 million students enrolled in this free Yale class on how to be happier - here's what it's actually like to take

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Alyssa Powell/Insider Yale's most popular class in history teaches you how to become happier using science.Through Coursera, Professor Laurie Santos created a free version of the course, The Science of Well-Being. It blew up in popularity during the pandemic.I enrolled and was surprised by how helpful and fun it was. It made an abstract topic feel concrete and useful in everyday life.  The Science of Wel...
Tags: Reviews, Education, US, Trends, Research, Yale, Ivy League, Law School, Santos, Coursera, Online Learning, E-learning, Online Classes, Mercedes Benz, School of Public Health, Free Courses


Brown, State AG Reach Hate Crime Reporting Agreement

The Rhode Island attorney general’s office has reached an agreement with Brown University to improve the Ivy League school’s reporting of possible hate crimes to the state.
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How to get your child into an elite, big city preschool, according to admissions consultants, directors, and parents who've done it

The Washington Market School is one of experts' top choices for NYC programs. Courtesy of Julian Wright Private preschools can be as notoriously difficult to get into as Ivy League colleges.  Every step in the process counts, from the initial tour of the school to the thank you note you send afterward. Insider regularly interviews preschool consultants, directors, and successful parents regarding best practices for landing a spot in the program of your choice. You can read all about it...
Tags: New York, NYC, La, New York City, Los Angeles, Trends, Bill Clinton, Manhattan, Ivy League, Julian Wright, Washington Market School


The elite's favorite status symbols have become way more expensive over the past 20 years

The elite have turned towards investing in education and health as a means to flaunt their riches. AFP Contributor/Getty Images Services in health care and education have increased in price by over 100% in the past 20 years, per an AEI chart. Meanwhile, consumer goods like new cars, clothing, and TVs have become way more affordable. The split between the two mirrors the rise in discreet wealth, in which immaterial means have become status symbols. Visit the Business section of Insider for ...
Tags: US, Trends, Bloomberg, Ivy League, Federal Reserve, Louis Vuitton, Mark Perry, Thorstein Veblen, AEI, Hillary Hoffower, Elizabeth Currid Halkett, AFP Contributor Getty Images Services, Consider American Enterprise Institute, Currid Halkett, Currid Halkett Discreet


Morning Docket: 02.22.21

* A Georgia lawyer, who some believed may have been the inspiration for the "Matlock" character, has passed away. Wonder if he wore Matlock suits himself... [WSB TV] * A settlement has been reached in a lawsuit that alleged James Franco created a sexually exploitative environment at an acting school. [New York Times] * Authorities say that the man who killed the son of Judge Esther Salas last year may have also targeted Justice Sonia Sotomayor. [NBC News] * A lawsuit has been filed against ...
Tags: Texas, Supreme Court, Law, Nbc News, Georgia, Cnn, New York Times, James Franco, Ivy League, Biden, Sonia Sotomayor, Hill, Matlock, WSB TV, Devin Nunes, ERCOT


Ivy League Cancels Spring Sports Conference Season Again

For the second straight year the Ivy League will not hold a spring sports conference season, the conference presidents announced.
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Investors are missing out on Black founders

Craig J. Lewis Contributor Share on Twitter Craig J. Lewis is the founder and CEO of Gig Wage, a simplified fintech payroll platform built for contract workers. I’m a Black man in America — that’s hard. Black founders, and uniquely Black founders in tech, are facing insurmountable odds. As the recipients of less than 1% of venture capital raise, institutionalized systems are visibly at play. Within almost 10 years of my entrep...
Tags: Startups, Column, Opinion, Entrepreneurship, America, Tech, Diversity, Harvard, Racism, Venture Capital, Ivy League, Black, Southern Methodist University, Craig J Lewis, Dallas Startup Week, Cal Berkeley Stanford


"The parents of adventurous young meritocrats paid $5,490 (plus airfare) for two weeks studying 'Public Health and Development in the Andes.'"

"On that trip, the reporter, Donald G. McNeil Jr., got into a series of heated arguments with students, none of them Black, on the charged question of race. Their complaints would ultimately end his career as a high-profile public health reporter for The Times, and again put The Times at the center of the national argument over journalism and racism and labor.... The student at the center of this story is Sophie Shepherd, who isn’t among the teenagers who have spoken anonymously to other news or...
Tags: Law, America, New York Times, The Times, Nyt, Ivy League, Ben Smith, Times, Smith, Machu Picchu, Shepherd, Andes, Lee Fang, FANG, Sophie Shepherd, Andover


The ultimate guide to getting your child into an elite, big city preschool program

The Washington Market School is one of experts' top choices for NYC programs. Courtesy of Julian Wright Private preschools can be as notoriously difficult to get into as Ivy League colleges.  Every step in the process counts, from the initial tour of the school to the thank you note you send afterwards. Insider regularly interviews preschool consultants, directors, and successful parents regarding best practices for landing a coveted spot in the preschool program of your choice. You ca...
Tags: New York, La, New York City, Los Angeles, Trends, Bill Clinton, Ivy League, Julian Wright, Washington Market School


Justice Dept. drops Yale admissions discrimination lawsuit

By Colleen Long and Michael Balsamo | Associated Press WASHINGTON — In another reversal of Trump-era policy, the Biden administration on Wednesday dropped its discrimination lawsuit against Yale University that alleged the Ivy League school was illegally discriminating against Asian American and white applicants. Federal prosecutors said the Justice Department’s underlying investigation, aimed at ensuring Yale complies with federal anti-discrimination laws, continues. The government accused Yale...
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House to vote on removing rightwing extremist Marjorie Taylor Greene from committees – live

Reports have shed light on congresswoman’s racist and fringe beliefsCDC: Vaccination of teachers not required to safely reopen schoolsHundreds of congressional staff members urge Trump’s convictionBiden and Yellen urge Democrats to go big on Covid relief packageSenate to vote on power-sharing agreement later todaySign up to receive First Thing – our daily briefing by email 6.29pm GMT In the new Biden-Harris administration, the Department of Justice today abandoned a case against Yale, after ...
Tags: Senate, World news, Joe Biden, US news, Pennsylvania, US politics, Yale, House, Ivy League, Department Of Justice, Donald Trump, Justice Department, Trump, Yellen, Yale University, David Schoen


PRESCHOOL SUCCESS: The ultimate guide to getting your child into an elite, big city program

The Washington Market School is one of experts' top choices for NYC programs. Courtesy of Julian Wright Private preschools can be as notoriously difficult to get into as Ivy League colleges.  Every step in the process counts, from the initial tour of the school to the thank you note you send afterwards. Insider regularly interviews preschool consultants and successful parents regarding best practices for landing a coveted spot in the preschool program of your choice. You can read all a...
Tags: New York, La, New York City, Trends, Bill Clinton, Ivy League, Julian Wright, Washington Market School


Columbia students launch a tuition strike, saying the Ivy League school's online classes aren't worth the money

The Columbia University campus is seen on May 21, 2020. Rob Kim/Getty More than 1,000 students will withhold their tuition if Columbia doesn't lower tuition by at least 10%.  They say online classes are not worth the price.  Demands include reduced campus police funding and better working conditions for graduate students.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Some students at Columbia University have pledged to withhold their tuition for the spring semester and are calling f...
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Yale's most popular class ever was adapted into a free online course that teaches you how to be happier

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Reuters / Michelle McLoughlin In 2018, Yale professor Laurie Santos taught a class in response to concerning levels of student depression and anxiety. It became the most popular course in the school's history.To share the class' contents with a wider audience, Santos created a free Coursera course, The Science of Well-Being, that teaches you how to be happy.I enrolled in the class and was surprised...
Tags: Reviews, Education, US, Trends, Yale, Ivy League, The New York Times, Law School, Santos, Coursera, Online Learning, E-learning, Yale University, Online Classes, Mercedes Benz, School of Public Health


Joe Biden: The team he hopes can fix the US economy

The new US president has called on a team of Ivy League-trained economists and lawyers to "heal" the economy.
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With swearing in of Vice President Harris, a new chapter opens in U.S. politics

WASHINGTON — Vice President Kamala Harris broke the barrier Wednesday that has kept men at the top ranks of American power for more than two centuries when she took the oath to hold the nation’s second-highest office. Harris was sworn in as the nation’s first female vice president — and the first Black woman and person of South Asian descent to hold the role — in front of the U.S. Capitol by Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor. Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, right, meets former First ...
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10 free or affordable online courses that teach you how to be happier, taught by schools like Yale, UPenn, and Berkeley

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Positive psychology is the study of fulfillment and meaning, and there are research-backed courses you can take to learn how to be happier.Below is a list of 10 courses from popular online learning platforms that are free or affordable to enroll in. Many are taught by Ivy League universities.Read more: Yale's most popular class ever is available free online - and the ...
Tags: Students, Trends, Yale, Ivy League, University of Pennsylvania, Berkeley, UC Berkeley, Santos, Coursera, Martin Seligman, Martin, Seligman, Dacher Keltner, Karen Reivich, Research Methods, Angela Duckworth


Wisconsin Adds Lacey Eden to Roster

One day after #4 Northeastern added a major piece to their roster with the addition of transfer Maureen Murphy, #2 Wisconsin bolstered their line-up in similar fashion when they announced that freshman Lacey Eden would be joining the team: Help us welcome @lacey_eden to the #Badgers! - https://t.co/kJ4vxmZWtK pic.twitter.com/653LOu7e5Y— Wisconsin Hockey (@BadgerWHockey) January 14, 2021 Eden originally committed to play college hockey at Princeton, but with the Ivy League can...
Tags: US, Sport, Wisconsin, Ivy League, Hockey, Princeton, Eden, Badgers, Chris Dilks, Maureen Murphy, Shattuck St Mary, Makenna Webster, Casey O'Brien, Lacey Eden, Wisconsin Eden


The 18 best movies on Hulu that you can stream right now

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Hulu; Alyssa Powell/Business Insider For $6 a month (ad-supported) or $12 a month (ad-free), Hulu offers access to its entire streaming catalog of TV shows, original series, and movies.While movies often aren't the main draw of Hulu, its collection of around 2,500 titles is nothing to sneeze at.Standout new releases include "Palm Springs," "Parasite," "Babyteeth," and "The Assistant."If you're look...
Tags: Reviews, Movies, Entertainment, Disney, Trends, Tech, Features, Sydney, Dreamworks, Streaming, Ivy League, Espn, Mike Myers, Mel Gibson, Hulu, Ruth Bader Ginsburg