They say money can’t buy happiness…. But only if you think admission in Stanford or Yale is not happiness

They say everything is possible in the US, the land of dreams. And the saying becomes truer if you own the right amount of cash. The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has unearthed a fresh US college admissions scandal involving millions of dollars and some noted personalities in America, revealing how the rich connived and used big bucks to get their children enrolled in top colleges in America.

Global rankings provide no meaningful measure of education quality at universities across the world. International experts present their case. 


By Philip G Altbach and Ellen Hazelkorn

The most influential global academic rankings – the highly influential Shanghai Academic Rankings of World Universities (ARWU), Times Higher Education World University Rankings and QS Top University Rankings – have been in existence for more than a decade and are now a major force in shaping higher education worldwide.