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A day in the life of a 38-year-old college admissions coach who makes $1,000 an hour helping the world's wealthiest kids get into Ivy League schools

Summary List PlacementHafeez Lakhani, 38, who runs elite college admissions firm Lakhani Coaching, described his clients as "the 0.1% of the 1%" — which sometimes even includes Saudi royalty.  Families spend on average $35,000 with the firm, he told Insider, in the hopes of angling for a prime college perch. Each year, he said the... go to Article >

The 33 most innovative HR leaders who steered employees through a global crisis — and the plans they're using to create more flexible, equitable...

21 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementTalent leaders have had their hands full. A global pandemic upended traditional models of work as employers across industries sent staff home from the office. Leaders in human resources were tasked with figuring out how... read more

The 12 most prestigious preschools in New York City and how to get in, according to parents and consultants

138 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementNew York City has arguably one of the most competitive landscapes for private preschools in the nation. Manhattan-based educational consultant Wendy Levey told Business Insider that a lot of this has to do with what comes... read more

I'm an English tutor in Russia who makes up to $10,000 a month. High-end clients often send their personal chauffeurs to pick me up, and my...

157 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementI've been a self-employed English tutor in Russia since 2013. I work mainly with Russian kids whose families found me where I'm located in Moscow, but I do have a few students in England, Canada, and the US. My lessons... read more

I charge up to $350,000 to coach ultra-wealthy families on Ivy League admissions and academics. Some parents fly me out on private planes and...

170 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List Placement Cardinal Education started as a tutoring company almost two decades ago. We have consultants who specialize in admission to private high schools, colleges, and universities, and others who specialize in dealing with... read more

Meet Elizabeth Yin, the VC reforming the industry by openly sharing some of venture's ugliest secrets

0 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementElizabeth Yin's Twitter is a sharp rebuttal to VC norms.  Warm intros? She says they're nonsensical. Valuations? They're "never" about your company's worth. And declaring your company apolitical? Simply an excuse to... read more

BlackRock just hired a climate scientist from the World Wildlife Fund in a top research role according to a memo naming new ESG executives (BLK)

0 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementBlackRock is continuing to double down on sustainability as it expands its environmental, social, and corporate governance-centric (ESG) leadership. The world's largest money manager has hired a climate scientist from the... read more

The 4 best French presses we tested in 2021

0 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Table of Contents: Masthead StickySummary List Placement Also called a coffee press, coffee plunger, or cafetière, the French press is as basic and foolproof as coffee-making gets. Toss a roughly estimated amount of coarsely ground coffee into a... read more

Leaders reveal why they've decided to forgo a hybrid workplace in favor of staying remote, and how it's helped them diversify talent and boost...

0 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementThe headquarters of peer-to-peer boat rental company Boatsetter was a 6,000-square-foot open-floor plan space on the New River in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. When the pandemic hit, Boatsetter gave up its lease and moved to... read more

Moderna stock plummeted on Biden's support of waiving vaccine patent protections, but that backing won't have a material impact on the company,...

0 Days ago Finance Source: Markets.businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementModerna shares fell sharply for a second session Thursday after the US said on Wednesday it supports waiving intellectual property protections for COVID-19 vaccines. The stock has now declined as much as 23% since... read more

Carl Icahn sells the remaining portion of his Herbalife stake, ending the saga that fueled his long-standing feud with Bill Ackman

0 Days ago Finance Source: Markets.businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementBillionaire investor Carl Icahn sold his final remaining stake in Herbalife, putting a close to the saga that fueled his long-standing feud with Bill Ackman. SEC filings from Thursday show that Icahn now holds 0% of the... read more

3 women leaders share their experiences in the male-dominated cryptocurrency industry and what its future looks like for women

0 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementJust like the startup boom in Silicon Valley during the early 2000's, jumping into a career in crypto is not for everyone. It requires a lot of commitment and time. The best reason to pivot your career to crypto full-time... read more