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Honing a Vision for Higher Education Some of the nation’s most influential leaders in higher education met last week at the Higher Ed Leaders Forum hosted by The New York Times. They discussed an array of issues facing colleges and universities today, including high... ‘A New U: Faster + Cheaper Alternatives to College’ A Q&A with Ryan Craig, investor and author of a new book about the changing landscape for education and training credentials and the implications for traditional higher education. The ‘last mile’ in education and training After graduating from college in 1994, I spent a few years at McKinsey & Co. — a young kid in an ill-fitting suit naively but energetically attempting to convince experienced and jaded managers to do their jobs differently. Tiber Health wants to solve the world's doctor shortage While it may look unassuming, with its campus bordered by empty lots, low slung buildings, auto body shops and the freeway, Ponce Health Sciences University is ground zero for an experiment in education that could radically... Investors are paying college students' tuition — but they want a share of future... Melissa Gillbanks is no fan of student loans, so when she was looking for a way to pay for her senior year at Purdue University, she was happy to sign away... A coding school where college grads train and work without spending... Right around this time last year, Edward Young was donning a cap and gown for graduation at St. John’s University in New York. He figured his bachelor’s degree in computer science would open doors to all sorts of tech jobs, but...

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WSJ Books of the Year

Dec 8, 2018
WSJ Books of the Year
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Fintechs look to fill void in private student lending left by banks

Dec 7, 2018
Although less than 10% of student loans come from the private sector, fintechs are making a new bet on education lending - with a twist.
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College Alternatives: The disruption in higher education is here

Dec 6, 2018
The cost of higher education goes up while successful outcomes are going down. A new class of college alternatives promise faster and cheaper pathways says University Ventures' Ryan Craig.
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Who's going to review your college applications - a committee or a computer?

Dec 5, 2018
It's crunch time for college applications, and hopeful high school seniors are working hard to impress admissions committees to land a spot at the school of their choice.
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To Pursue Federal Aid or Not

Dec 4, 2018
The Trump administration wants to spur more innovation in higher education. But some question whether pursuing federal student aid is worth it for alternative providers.
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The Future of Workforce in California: Industry Trends and Employment Pipelines

Dec 3, 2018
As the landscape of work evolves under the rapid advancements in automation and artificial intelligence, developing new toolkits will be essential to better equip future workers. For California to remain a leader in innovation, we must first consider, how is the current higher education pipeline...
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Podcast 79: Ryan Craig: The New U: Faster + Cheaper Alternatives to College

Dec 3, 2018
The book is enlightening and fascinating; and this interview will peak your interest and raise your level of awareness about alternatives to college that don't incur debt and the possibility of no job after four years of study.
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Student Loan Provider MPower Financing Lands $110M Raise

Nov 28, 2018
Employees at a D.C.-based student loan provider might have some well-stuffed stockings.
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Businesses Should Be Leaders In Training Workers

Nov 28, 2018
Preparing the workforce of the future can't happen in silos. Reskilling and training workers for the changing nature of jobs in the near and distant future takes a joint effort, and business must play a key role...
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Cambridge Company Helps Students Navigate College Application Process

Nov 28, 2018
On average, high school students spend about 38 minutes with a guidance counselor discussing college in four years. The college application process has completely changed...
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