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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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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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What Does It Take to Launch a Fashion Brand?

Jul 10, 2021
Fashion Business Essentials, an online course by Parsons and WWD, and powered by Yellowbrick, offers insights into what it takes to create a fashion brand.
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Wallpaper*, Parsons School of Design and Yellowbrick announce new education...

Jun 7, 2021
We are excited to announce a new digital learning programme, developed by Wallpaper* editors in collaboration with Parsons School of Design and New York-based education platform Yellowbrick, to engage and champion the next generation of global design talent
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Boom, Not Bust, for Employer-Funded Learning

Jun 3, 2021
The 2020 recession didn't slow corporate spending on employee education and training. A $150 million investment in Guild Education, which helps employees find the learning they need, suggests continued growth in the market.
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BVI's medical school likely before end of year

May 27, 2021
Cabinet recently approved the recommendation for Tiber Health Public Benefit Corporation to establish a medical school in the territory. Cabinet further decided that the Corporation should be granted a provisional licence pending accreditation by the Accreditation Commission on Colleges of Medicine...
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Exclusive: Vemo Education just made its first acquisition. It might not be...

May 27, 2021
Arlington's Vemo Education has made its first acquisition. The 6-year-old company, which offers college students income-share agreements as an alternative to traditional loans to pay for their education, has scooped up Boston ed-tech startup Edmit, Vemo CEO and co-founder Tonio DeSorrento told us Wednesday.
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Income Share Agreements: What to Know

May 7, 2021
Students can turn to income share agreements to pay for college, but signing over future earnings isn't for everyone.
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National University credits chatbot with student retention boost

May 7, 2021
National University, a California nonprofit that caters to adult learners, announced Thursday it's expanding the use of a chatbot that administrators said is already boosting retention and providing students with more personalized experiences.
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David Lenihan: Medicine needs a baseball-style farm system

May 5, 2021
In its early years, Major League Baseball discovered talent in what can only be described as a haphazard fashion, auditioning promising players in cornfields and hoping for the best as they took their place on big-city team rosters.
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Exclusive: FranklinCovey Buys Management Training Platform Strive For $20M

May 1, 2021
Performance improvement company FranklinCovey has acquired San Francisco-based management training platform Strive for about $20 million, the companies told Crunchbase News.
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