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Tech Company Helps South Korean Students Ace Entrance Tests

Source: New York Times Posted By: Alan G...4615 days ago

In the 1990s, Son Joo-eun was a success in South Korea’s hypercompetitive business of preparing students for the national college entrance exam. He had an annual income of 720 million won — the equivalent of $573,000 today — as a private tutor helping children from rich families in Seoul win admission to elite universities.
Then, he says, he had an epiphany: “What I was doing — helping the rich lift their children to the top of the ladder while pushing others down — was deepening inequality in

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