For most of my years as a parent, I subscribed to the college-for-all mantra like the rest of my generation. I saw it as a basic degree needed to operate in the world similar to what a high school diploma once represented. I differed in my focus on the importance of social skills and family time rather than grades and test scores, but college was the end goal nonetheless.
Securing funding for further education can be exceptionally difficult for learners with poor credit. What loans are available will typically carry a high interest rate. That marks a catch-22 for individuals hoping to advance their socioeconomic status with further education. The company Meritize thinks it has a solution.
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Frisco student lender Meritize Financial has raised $13.2 million in a new funding round that closed this week, according to a regulatory filing.
Those are the three ways colleges and universities can respond in the face of the disruption that some predict could capsize many of them, write Eli Bildner and Allison Dulin Salisbury. They offer advice for staying relevant.
It's long been the standard thought that a college education is the way to get a good job and thrive. Is that still true? College is changing, and it turns out a degree alone is not always enough to guarantee a good first job. So, what do our kids need to do? When does college make sense?
I recently had a chance to interview Ryan Craig, author of A New U - Faster & Cheaper Alternatives to College. He provides some great alternatives to a traditional college option.
America's system of higher education is currently in the throes of two distinct, but intertwined crises: one generally understood, the other less so. The crisis everyone understands is affordability and unsustainable levels of student loan debt. The other crisis...
Blockchain has become a ubiquitous buzzword in business circles - but what are its implications for higher education?
A growing number of academics are experimenting with new technologies powered by artificial intelligence, but many of the technologies aren't yet ready for prime time.