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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... 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... 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... 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. Where Non-Techies Can Get With the Programming When the Georgetown University Law Center offered computer programming last year, it was an experiment, a single class for about 20 students. It was filled almost instantly, and the waitlist swelled... 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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Connecting Cashiers to College Degrees

Jun 12, 2018
Walmart and other large employers are turning to for-profit Guild Education to manage tuition-reimbursement programs. Walmart's offer promises a debt-free college education to its employees, but academic program choices are limited.
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A Tipping Point for OPM?

Jun 4, 2018
With so many online program management companies offering similar services, many market observers agree: something's got to give.
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What Medical Schools Are Doing to Reduce Student Debt

Jun 1, 2018
Many M.D. students borrow six-figure amounts in student loans to pay for medical school.
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Growth Stories: Why A CEO Went From Investment Banker To Career Therapist

May 25, 2018
I talk to Matt Wilkerson of Paragon One about getting the right mix of software and the human element.
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Interview with Drew Magliozzi, CEO and co-founder at AdmitHub

May 24, 2018
A look into how AI and chatbots can streamline higher education
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The Hidden Costs of Entry-Level Hiring

May 23, 2018
High turnover eats into business profits. Follow this advice to attract entry-level hires and retain them for longer periods of time.
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WVU, Revature partnership to provide on-campus coding training

May 22, 2018
West Virginia University and Revature, a leading technology talent development company, have announced a strategic partnership to provide WVU and other college graduates with hands-on technology training that will help prepare...
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Apprenticeships and Community Colleges

May 21, 2018
Jorge Klor de Alva and Mark Schneider
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Examity scores high with fast-growing revenue in test proctoring field

May 19, 2018
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The Invisible Boot Camp

May 18, 2018
Trilogy Education Services runs coding boot camps for a growing number of universities. The partnerships are lucrative for the institutions, but are they worth the reputational risk?
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