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Polarization in US Politics

In mid 2014, the Pew Research Center published an article titled, “7 things to know about polarization in America”. The findings were the following: First, over the past twenty years, the percentage of Americans who express consistent ideological views has … Continue reading

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Matching Markets for School Admissions

The American college admissions process is an enigma to most of us. Why did we all get in to Stanford over many of our equally qualified high school companions? Was it our grades? Our application essays? Our recommendations? For those … Continue reading

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The Science of Making Friends

While scrolling through my Facebook newsfeed, I stumbled upon The Wall Street Journal article “The Science of Making Friends”. Naturally, I clicked the article. I wanted to know how to make friends! As I read the on, I felt a sense of deja vu. The article … Continue reading

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