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Duke University, in North Carolina, USA, scored 83.9 overall.

The definitive ranking of the 39 best universities in the world

Every year QS ranks universities around the world using a methodology that evaluates academic reputation, employer reputation, student-to-faculty ratio, as well as international reputation.
Harvard has some surprising admissions policies.

A lawsuit exposed Harvard’s ‘Z-list,’ which some people suspect helps VIP kids who don’t have the grades get in

Harvard University admits some students through the "Z-list," meaning they must defer their enrollment for a year. Plaintiffs in a lawsuit against Harvard say the Z-list is a way to show deference to children of alumni who wouldn't otherwise qualify academically.

These 10 American colleges have minted more than 500 billionaires, including Elon Musk, Warren Buffett, and the founders of Google

Billionaires don't all follow the same path to success, but some of them look pretty similar, starting with where they went to college. The top 10 billionaire-producing colleges in America have minted the founders of Google, Nike, Berkshire Hathaway, and Tesla.
Trump attended a New York City school before transferring to Wharton.

The 34 colleges that produced the most US presidents

Which college has produced the most US presidents in history? The simple answer is Harvard University, but here are a number of other institutions of higher learning including Princeton, Yale, and William and Mary that have had a number of US presidents walk their halls.

I tried a science-backed eating plan tied to a better memory and longer life — and found the perfect simple breakfast

I recently got a chance to practice what I preach. After months of writing extensively about the evidence-based health benefits of the Mediterranean diet, I hit pause on my normal eating habits and gave it a go. This meal was cheap, easy, and kept me full for hours.
New York is doing just fine ... or is it?

The author of Bill Gates’ favorite book suggests 9 big reasons the world is getting better

In a new TED Talk, Harvard professor Steven Pinker analyzes encouraging data on homicide, war, poverty, pollution, and more. Bill Gates has called Pinker's latest work, "Enlightenment Now," his "favorite book of all time."
Bill Gates has come a long way, but he still has regrets.

‘I missed a lot’: Bill Gates regrets not partying and going to football games at Harvard

In a Harvard Q&A, Microsoft founder Bill Gates said he spent his time in college studying — and while that worked out in the end, he wishes he'd spent more time socializing and

The 29 most powerful business degrees in the world

Harvard kept the top spot for a second consecutive year in QS's highly rated ranking.
A rendering of eight stacked Kasita units.

A Harvard researcher invented these $139,000 stackable homes that can be built in under three weeks

The tiny home startup Kasita is designing 352-square-foot, minimalist homes. Take a look inside.

A Harvard doctor says these are the best exercises for your body

None of these workouts requires a gym membership. Most are low-impact (meaning good for your joints) and have benefits for your heart and brain too.