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Will big brands disrupt higher education?

Aug 29, 2018
In the years to come, who will hospitality hiring managers trust to credential students: Cornell University or the Four Seasons? Will it be Google or Penn State...
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Rosslyn-Based Vemo Education Aims to Improve Tuition Financing

Aug 28, 2018
As student debt continues to mount, Vemo Education is working to build a different way for students to finance some of their tuition bill.
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Income-share agreements are making a comeback, but are they a smart bet?

Aug 27, 2018
Income-share agreements (ISAs), in which students pay reduced tuition up front for a portion of their salary after graduation, are part of the new strategy to expand access, increase affordability, and reduce the risk students run...
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Perspective: Student Loans Have Failed American Students, What About Income...

Aug 26, 2018
Postsecondary education in America is at a crossroads. With 44 million Americans who owe $1.5 trillion in student loan debt, delinquency and defaults ruining the financial future of millions of individuals, and students on the financial hook for paying for something that might not deliver a fair return on investment, learners everywhere are starting to demand an alignment of price and value.
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An Investor Argues for 'Faster + Cheaper' Education. Does His Formula Add Up?

Aug 25, 2018
In his day job, as a founder of the University Ventures investment fund, Ryan Craig bets on companies with education models - coding bootcamps like Galvanize, staffing companies like Revature, and career-focused gaming...
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"No Matter What, Make it Happen" with Daniel Pianko

Aug 25, 2018
I have the pleasure of interview Daniel Pianko. Daniel is co-founder and managing director at University Ventures. With over a decade of...
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How to Avoid Making Costly Bad Hires

Aug 24, 2018
Place less emphasis on experience, standardize interview processes, and if you do make a bad hire, undo it pronto.
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'A New U: Faster + Cheaper Alternatives to College'

Aug 23, 2018
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.
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Income-Share Agreement Providers Want to Woo Higher Ed. But Will It Work?

Aug 22, 2018
This month the U.S. Education Department announced a proposal to remove a set of higher education regulations meant to punish college programs that turned out to be bad deals...
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With Employers in the Mix, Can Badges Become More Than a Fad?

Aug 21, 2018
For years colleges have been mulling how to design badges that highlight the skills that make students more hireable. But these efforts have typically been missing...
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