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WANT A WHITE-COLLAR CAREER WITHOUT COLLEGE DEBT? BECOME AN APPRENTICE In health care, financial services, software development — even law — apprenticeships are offering an alternative to paying college tuition. ‘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... Free Market Can Deliver Free College Remember paying your broker $200 a trade? Higher education is at that stage today.
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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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Ponce Health Sciences Univ. expands medicine program to St. Louis

Sep 15, 2021
The Ponce Health Sciences University School of Medicine announced that the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) - the entity that accredits medical schools in the United States and Canada - approved the expansion of its Doctor of Medicine (MD) program to its campus in St. Louis, MO.
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College taps AI for more meaningful online class discussions

Sep 10, 2021
Truckee Meadows Community College is turning to artificial intelligence to improve online class discussions its president says are often "a lot of sunshine, not a lot of synthesis."
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10 Minutes with PMC

Sep 5, 2021
License Global catches up with Rachel Terrace, senior vice president, licensing and brand development, Penske Media Corporation, at Licensing Expo Virtual.
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New medical school aims to curb health care disparities

Sep 1, 2021
Ponce Health Sciences University is building a school in North St. Louis to help curb racial disparities in health care
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Is It Time for a Fashion Career Reinvention?

Aug 14, 2021
As retail labor shortages abound, the growth of small business start-ups continues to soar.
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EdTech snapped up by Ready Education

Aug 13, 2021
Collabco has joined forces with Canadian firm Ready Education and Dutch company StuComm following its acquisition by the former.
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Parsons School of Design and Yellowbrick Partner to Launch Ecommerce Foundations

Aug 12, 2021
The New School's Parsons School of Design, named the best art and design school in the United States for the fourth year in a row, is again partnering with New York-based education platform Yellowbrick to launch Ecommerce Foundations, a program that will help learners explore the process of designing Ecommerce enterprises.
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A $100M raise will help MPower Financing raise its international profile

Aug 11, 2021
After doubling its team in 2021, the D.C. fintech company completed its second raise this year to grow its international team and presence in the market. The pandemic, CEO Manu Smadja said, offered a "proof point" for the company's lending model.
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Higher Education in a World of Singles

Aug 10, 2021
Universities differ from music labels, but they, too, rely on an economic model that exerts control over talent and forces consumers into a narrow set of choices, argues Steven J. Tepper.
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Following an acquisition, Vemo and Edmit launched a new product to help with...

Jul 11, 2021
The pair released their first product last week, which helps students determine which college is the right pick for them: "It's our way of putting our money where our mouth is," said Edmit cofounder and COO Sabrina Manville.
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