Americans owe a staggering $1.3 trillion in student loans, but a new San Francisco-based training program is tackling the issue of college grad debt with a unique business model: no tuition upfront. In this week's Sunday Spotlight, NBC's Jo Ling Kent meets the founder of MissionU and hears from students enrolled in the program.
As Gallagher (2016a, p. xv) points out, universities, as well as offering an education, also deliver degree
certificates to those students who successfully complete their studies. Along with this credential, a student
receives a transcript that indicates the grade achieved (usually in the form of a grade point average)
One man who lives in Puerto Rico is proving the power of networking can go a long way when it comes to helping those in need.
It's no secret that the cost of a college education in the United States has soared over the last several decades. As of September 2017, about 44 million Americans collectively owe over $1.45 trillion in student loan debt. The need to create more affordable methods...
Some companies and education groups think so. A spate of attempts to assess job readiness offers a new challenge to the value of higher education.
Martin Lopez was shot in the hand last Saturday by two thieves who made off with his precious cans of gas in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. He was rushed to Centro Medico, a trauma center in the Puerto Rican capital where in ordinary times he would be quickly...
New survey data says college orientation influences a student's perception of their overall college experience.
EverTrue secures $6MM in funding from University Ventures and Bain Capital Ventures.
ENTER THE MATRIX: EquitySim, a recruiting platform that uses simulation to help financial firms find talent, has raised $3.1 million in a seed funding round led by University Ventures. 500 FinTech and Investors Peak Ventures also chipped in.
Fewer students are going to college this fall, as enrollment in higher education has fallen for five straight years, according to the National Student Clearinghouse, which tracks...