Archive for All Publications 2016

Leadership in LBA

By Jordan Whether we believe it or not, there are infinite platforms for leaders, it depends on the individual’s perspective to actually see it. LBA is all about realizing the opportunities presented to lead. When we utilize our ability to dream, our ability to become leaders will increase. There are few accomplishments in life that […]

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Transweb Tips : Simple Tips to boost your English writing and reading skills

By Dr. Ruth White I am fortunate to have been able to buttress a long professional career teaching Advanced Placement Literature and Humanities in and outstanding US high school, with some post-retirement work with International (Indian) students around preparation for standardized tests required for matriculation in American Universities. What follows is my subjective assessment of […]

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An Amazing Opportunity

By Aubrey Moore I was Invited to the Congress of Future medical leaders. Although the congress was sponsored by Harvard, we stayed on a college campus at University of Massachusetts Lowell. The first day consisted of a very intense experience, from getting up at 5am to travel to Boston and then ending the night awaiting […]

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Beauty of Reading

By Udit Rai I can have you talk with the most influential persons of the world, be it Bill Gates, President Obama, Ben Rothschild or even Pacquiao. I’m not a key international player. I’m just a regular 16 year old. I can even have you talk to the deceased; be it Chanakya, Machiavelli, Lincoln or […]

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Boom, gone, again?

By Yash Shetty The “American Dream” of every average person nationwide, owning their very own home was a sensational statement thrown around left, right and center in the late 90s and early 2000s. This period which could also be termed as the “Boom Period,” saw the creation of the real estate bubble. How did it […]

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An inquiry on the effect of environmental stimuli and stressors on physiological processes and how the brain can adapt to different situations because of its nature of being plastic

By Sanjana Jobalia Several studies have been conducted in the history of Psychology to observe how a change in environmental stimulus can affect an individual in the biological level of analysis and how the brain can adapt in different situations to attempt to find out how individuals vary. Some studies such as the Maguire et […]

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Machine Learning and the Social Safety Net: Improved beneficiary targeting and malnutrition detection in India

By Ronak Upadhyaya Given the bureaucratic difficulties associated with sophisticated methodologies for identifying target individuals and households for beneficiary targeting and poverty assessment in India, the idea of using proxy means tests (PMT) is administratively desirable. Currently used poverty assessment methods exhibit an inherent inaccuracy at household level; many social safety net programs implemented in […]

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To what extent has state sponsorship aided international extremist groups in their territorial expansion?

By Aish Sandeep During 2015, Aish Sandeep, conducted a study on the overall effect of state sponsorship on the territorial expansion. The study included data analysis and evaluation to gauge the extent of the effect of state sponsorship on this expansion. The working hypothesis is that state sponsorship has allowed the ISIL greater funds, allowing […]

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The ACT or the New SAT?

By Shajid Merchant Admission officers at North American Universities determine college readiness with the help of standardised tests like the ACT or the SAT scores. The ACT is scored out of 36, whereas the New SAT is scored out of 1600. These tests help admission officers measure quantitative skills, understanding of some subject areas, writing […]

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