In this Issue: 

Bloomberg Businessweek takes a deep dive into San Francisco-based ThinkTank Learning and founder Steven Ma, a 36-year old Taiwan-born former hedge fund analyst who makes bets on U.S. college admissions the way a trader plays the commodities markets. Ma’s proprietary software crunches the odds of a student’s admission to a range of top-shelf colleges and swears his algorithm knows more about how to get into the Ivies than these schools own admissions officers. Ma guarantees that his students, most of who are Asian immigrants, will get into a top school or their parents get their money back. Take a look for yourself.

Get every issue of Bloomberg Businessweek Magazine and unlimited access to over 140 top magazines in one app, including back issues. Try Free at NextIssue.com

About Bloomberg Businessweek Magazine:

The Bloomberg Businessweek Magazine provides you with an in-depth analysis on global business, finance and economy. Latest options, informaton and opinions about all the happenings in the ever-changing world of business.