Julia Reischel

The Rise of the Outsourced Admissions Essay

Boston is headquarters to a growing workforce of admissions essay editors who will hone (if not write) college applicants’ personal statements for a fee. But the parents and kids lining up for their services have no idea what they’re really getting themselves into.

The Entitlement Slayers

D. A. Hayden and Michael Wilder say they have the cure for the inflated self-regard and general cluelessness today’s young workers bring to the business world. A word to parents and prospective clients: This brand of advice isn’t for the meek.