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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... Investors are paying college students' tuition — but they want a share of future... Melissa Gillbanks is no fan of student loans, so when she was looking for a way to pay for her senior year at Purdue University, she was happy to sign away... 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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HR Technology Predictions: Sustain The New-Age Digital Transformation with...

Jan 6, 2020
Digital Transformation is a fiercely-chased competitive process for all modern businesses. Most transformational gurus pitch for "customer experience...
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AdmitHub's Chatbot Prevent Summer-Melts And Promote Universities

Jan 6, 2020
Getting accurate and precise information about the firm or university is a challenging job, especially via e-mail or the help-line numbers. An E-mail takes a lot of time to get...
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What makes stopped-out students more likely to return to college?

Dec 26, 2019
Former college students who left before they completed their degrees said free or low-cost tuition, flexible schedules and guaranteed job placements would increase the likelihood of them reenrolling...
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When Colleges and Universities Stop Making Sense

Dec 26, 2019
Higher education institutions and their leaders -- who claim to help graduates develop critical thinking -- are doing too little to combat the growing lack of reason roiling our society, Ryan Craig writes.
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Tech-skill certificates may be more valuable than a college degree

Dec 26, 2019
From P-TECH to Red Hat Academy, and many more, here's a look at training programs that can give you a leg up on landing a coveted job.
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Investment in Higher Education with Jason Palmer and Aanand Radia

Dec 15, 2019
Todd Hand discusses the current state of higher education with Aanand Radia, of University Ventures, and Jason Palmer, of New Markets Venture Partners.
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Good and Bad News About Employer Funding of Online Degrees

Dec 14, 2019
In the Third Age of online learning, companies are paying for their workers' online degrees. Does that bode well - or ill - for nonselective universities and their value proposition, Ryan Craig asks.
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In higher ed, not all chatbots are created equal

Dec 14, 2019
From Connecticut to California, a growing number of colleges and universities across the country have embraced the use of artificially intelligent chatbots.
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Newell: Can apprenticeships replace college for white-collar workers?

Dec 14, 2019
A new article in the New York Times is titled "Want a White-Collar Career Without College Debt? Become An Apprentice" and talks about how to look for alternatives to paying sky high college tuition, and how you can put yourself in a better position to gain employment and skills in high-paying fields.
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Innovator of the Year: ReUp Education

Dec 10, 2019
The company has helped colleges bring back more than 10,000 stopped-out students to date through its mix of automated messaging and human coaches.
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