| The Key To Success: Being Ultra RichBrowsing around Poets & Quants today I found an old interesting article about HBS's super elite; in this case, the author focuses on Mikey Hess, grandson of the founder of Hess Corporation. Wealth disparity in elite schools is nothing new or profound-- of course you'll always have the poor kids...|| 1 year 5 months|
| The Olympian PriceIt seems like with the last few Olympic games, there has been an increasing amount of attention being paid to silly things like worker welfare and environmental sustainability. Headlines blast the billions of dollars being spent on erecting these magnificent structures, usually with mention of how...|| 1 year 5 months|
| Wal-Mart Buys Jet.com for $3.3BAs Walmart attempts to catch-up to Amazon's e-commerce domination, this morning they announced they will purchase Jet.com for $3.3B. For the uninitiated, Jet is pretty damn similar to Amazon-- they're both expansive e-commerce platforms. Jet has a unique pricing strategy however, which may explain...|| 1 year 5 months|
| Prestigious Party SchoolsSo Business Insider did an article about the schools who rank highest on their "work hard, play hard"-o-meter. I see my school up there, proudly reppin'-- but some of these rankings seem a little odd. Cornell at #8? MIT at #2? Because I don't actually go to those schools I can't accurately comment...|| 1 year 5 months|
| From Depression to Community College to Target...Hey everyone. This past spring I graduated from my local community college and was accepted into 2 of 3 schools I applied to. After receiving endless amounts of useful advice and information from this community, I thought it would be a good time to formally introduce myself and hopefully share any...|| 1 year 6 months|
| How Far Would You Go For a Promotion?It looks like things are heating up once again at the world's largest hedge fund as allegations of a bit of sexual deviance come to light. Christopher Tarui, a 34-year old employee at Bridgewater, recently filed (and then withdrew) a complaint against Ray Dalio's behemoth of a fund, calling it a "...|| 1 year 6 months|
| iPhone 7 LeakedApparently the "final chassis" of the iPhone 7 Plus has been leaked, and some YouTuber put up a video documenting the physical changes. I'm pretty content with my iPhone 6 as of now and have no desire to replace it, but what surprises me is the omission of a headphone jack. I guess Apple is going...|| 1 year 6 months|
| Harvard Endowment Losing Its LusterUnder Jack Meyer, Harvard’s record-setting endowment averaged returns of almost 16% annually. His reign, from 1990 to 2005, included changing the investment landscape of the school’s fund, looking more like a hedge fund than a traditional endowment.
However, since his departure, the fund has...|| 1 year 6 months|
| Uber in the AirTech start-up Blade just closed another round of financing, bringing its valuation to $75 million. For those unfamiliar with the service, the company is sort of like Uber, but for helicopters. The two have partnered in the past, combining resources to offer rides to Coachella and other music events...|| 1 year 6 months|
| How NOT to use LinkedInAs the question of how to successfully use LinkedIn is frequently brought up on this site, I thought it would be relevant to highlight how not to use it.
[quote]Abigail McAlpine, a marketing consultant in the United Kingdom, posted a screenshot and blasted the bloke who tried to hit on her...|| 1 year 6 months|