As Ivy League students considered their options in the pandemic, some decided that online classes, virtual clubs, cancelled college traditions, and a lack of social interaction weren’t worth their tuition and time. They opted to take a gap year instead. From internships to cross-country road trips, they’re spending their time […]
In New York, the state hit the hardest by the coronavirus in the US, there are almost 40,000 reported cases. In an attempt to conserve personal protective equipment and limit the spread of the virus, many medical schools around the country – including those in New York – have taken […]
To date, there have been some 6,940 female company founders whose businesses have received more than $US1 million in funding, according to research by UK business banking app Tide. A number of these successful female founders have graduated from a cluster of top schools in the US. Here are the […]
Classes are being held online across the US to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. Some universities across the country, like Rice, are shifting to virtual courses after a community member tested positive for the virus. Here are all the major colleges and universities that have switched to remote […]
Drug lord Pablo Escobar kept four hippos at the illegal zoo on his estate. When he was shot in 1993, the hippos were left to fend for themselves. There are now up to 100 of the animals living in the Magdelena River. The hippos are invasive and might displace some […]
School-ranking website Niche ranked the Ivy League universities from least to most expensive. The least expensive school was Princeton University, with a tuition sticker price of $US50,340 a year. The most expensive one was Columbia University, with a price tag of $US59,430 a year. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more […]
Life at an Ivy League school isn’t as glamourous as Hollywood would have you think. While it’s true Mark Zuckerberg graduated from Harvard, the dorm room from which he started Facebook was no more luxurious than a dorm room at any other top school. When it comes down to it, […]
Once dismissed as a “party drug,” ketamine is emerging as a potential alternative treatment for depression. A growing list of academic medical centres now offer the drug, including Columbia University, which began offering ketamine to patients with severe depression this fall. Ketamine works differently from common antidepressants like Celexa or […]
Ever wonder what university you should attend if you want to land that plum Wall Street job? There’s a handful of colleges that top banks heavily recruit and hire from. That’s according to Wall Street Oasis, an online community for financial professionals. As part of its 2018 Investment Banking Report, […]
The Wall Street Journal collected data from 445 prominent universities to track where alums move after graduation. Business Insider looked at where Ivy League graduates move after earning their degrees and for the most part, they all move to the same places. New York City was the No. 1 destination […]
A Columbia University psychology professor, who has taught MBA students at New York University and the London School of Economics, says they increasingly want to become entrepreneurs. Research suggests that few MBA grads go on to start their own companies – except at top programs for aspiring entrepreneurs. Opinions differ […]
Columbia exported 477,000 barrels per day to the US in February. Venezuela exported 472,000 barrels per day to the US, falling more than 10%. Venezuela has typically outpaced Columbia in volume of US crude exports. As operations at Venezuela’s state-run oil company PDVSA fall apart, the country is losing key […]
Australian accused drug trafficker Cassie Sainsbury has been sentenced to six years in a Colombian prison. The 22-year-old, who was initially facing up to 21 years incarceration, had her sentenced reduced after a judge accepted a plea deal. According to the ABC, her lawyers say she should be able to […]
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Australian accused drug trafficker Cassie Sainsbury has had her plea bargain rejected by a Colombian judge. The 22-year-old Adelaide woman, who was facing a 20-year jail term, had agreed to name the people involved in a drug smuggling ring in exchange for a six-year sentence at El Buen Pastor jail […]
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