Former Stanford admissions officer: 'Well-rounded is not enough'—here's how to really stand out

This year's high school seniors have spent a significant portion of their high school careers learning during a pandemic.  During this time, students were forced to take classes online, some schools chose not to assign letter grades, extracurricular activities were curtailed and many colleges elected standardized test-optional admissions policies.  All of these changes mean that the class of 2022 will […]

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Apple Fires Leader Of #AppleToo Movement

Technology giant Apple Inc (AAPL), has reportedly fired an employee who was the leader of the #AppleToo movement that has brought forward the harsh workplace conditions in the company. The move is a part of a broad investigation to find out the person behind repeated leaks of insider news. Jannekke Parrish, a program manager of Apple Maps, had her contract […]

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European Shares Set For Steady Open

European stocks are likely to open on a positive note Thursday amid signs that the Federal Reserve will announce a plan to taper asset purchases in either mid-November or mid-December. Asian markets moved higher along with U.S. equity futures amid bets on sustained economic recovery. Chinese inflation data for September proved to be a mixed bag, with consumer price inflation […]

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Ofgem must show it is awake as energy sector faces winter nightmare

Scottish Power boss has warned UK risks ‘sleepwalking into an absolute massacre’ of energy suppliers Last modified on Fri 22 Oct 2021 00.28 EDT “We are in danger of just sleepwalking into an absolute massacre,” Keith Anderson, the chief executive of Scottish Power, said dramatically this week, referring to the number of energy suppliers that could go bust before next […]

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CDC Approves Expansion Of Covid Vaccine Booster Rollout, L.A. To Begin Delivering Additional Shots Tomorrow

UPDATED: CDC director Rochelle Walensky signed off tonight on the expansion of booster shots of Covid-19 vaccines to millions more Americans, according to multiple media reports. The FDA had approved the expansion on Wednesday and Walensky’s was the last approval needed before the changes could be implemented. Just hours earlier Los Angeles County director of Public health Barbara Ferrer said […]

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Singapore Central Bank Tightens Monetary Policy

Singapore central bank unexpectedly tightened its monetary policy on Thursday as the economy is expected to sustain strong growth underpinned by foreign demand and domestic spending. The Monetary Authority of Singapore decided to raise slightly the slope of the S$NEER policy band, from zero percent previously. The width of the policy band and the level at which it is centered […]

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Without firm school mask mandate deadlines, 'we can sleepwalk into indefinite masking,’ says Harvard professor

Harvard University associate professor Dr. Joseph Allen argued in favor of pulling back on masking children in schools. “We have to be careful that, if we don't set firm deadlines, it's easy to see how we can sleepwalk into indefinite masking,” said Allen. “We should be mandating vaccines for all adults in schools,” said Allen. Harvard University associate professor Dr. […]

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From 'Stranger Things' to 'Squid Game,' here's how much money you'd have if you invested $1,000 in Netflix 10 years ago

The hits keep on coming for Netflix. The streaming video giant posted a better-than-expected earnings report Tuesday, beating Wall Street's expectations for both subscriber and revenue growth. Netflix, whose recently released show "Squid Game" turned into a worldwide phenomenon and reportedly created $900 million worth of value for the company, saw its stock trading around $626 on Wednesday afternoon. If […]

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