Friday, 30 September, 2022
TopicIvy league colleges

Topic: Ivy league colleges

High family income, not SAT scores, is your real ticket to Harvard, Yale, and Princeton

In ‘The Tyranny of Merit’, Michael J. Sandel writes about contemporary attitudes toward success, failure, and meritocracy.

Ivy League universities offer free online courses amid Covid-19 lockdown

The eight Ivy League universities are offering more than 450 free online courses and students will receive a 'verified certificate' upon completion.

H1B row: Will Covid, recession dampen Indian students’ desire to study and work abroad?

Due to Covid-19 crisis and global recession, over 20-25 per cent of H1B employees in the US could be laid off in the coming weeks and forced to return to India.

Truth behind working-class students and academics avoiding top universities

When it comes to university choices, rather than focus on admissions trends, students would benefit if they interrogate institutional staff lists, biographies.

India’s elite schools are good enough for the rich and famous, but our colleges aren’t

There’s a whole new universe of elite Indian schools where the rich and illustrious educate their children.

On Camera

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File photo of man walking past RBI logo in its Mumbai headquarters | Reuters

India’s current account deficit widens to 2.8% of GDP in Q1, highest in nearly 4 years

RBI data shows that India's CAD was around $23.90 billion in the first quarter of FY-22/23. Following the rising prices of commodities globally, the trade deficit also has been affected.

Defence

Pinaka is a multiple rocket launcher produced in India and developed by the DRDO for the Army | Twitter/@DRDO_India

As tensions rise with Azerbaijan, Armenia buys Pinaka rockets & ammunition from India

The government-to-government contract, valued at about Rs 2,000 cr, is learnt to have been signed earlier this month. Supplies to be fast-tracked according to Armenia's requirement.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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