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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.
The Covid-19 pandemic forced colleges to shift to online learning, often with disastrous results. Students are no fools...
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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Texas State student withdrawals increase largely due to pandemic

Oct 11, 2020
Texas State reported a significant increase in student withdrawals and a drop in international student enrollment due to COVID-19 complications.
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Salesforce Doubles Down With $100M Fund for Education and Other 'Impact'...

Oct 10, 2020
For its second impact fund, Salesforce is doubling the size of its pockets to support start-up companies working to solve problems in education, workforce training and climate science, and to create economic opportunities for minority...
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Survivors and thrivers

Oct 9, 2020
Amid a pandemic implosion, these startups showcase the strength, diversity and adaptability of America's entrepreneurs - and provide hope for the country's economic future.
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Pandemic Got You Rethinking College? 6 Alternative Paths to Consider

Oct 2, 2020
Money and safety issues have many families asking themselves, Is traditional college worth it? For some people, the answer is no, says personal finance expert Eric Tyson.
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College Education for Free? Eat Your Heart Out, Bernie Sanders

Oct 1, 2020
Progressive icon Bernie Sanders famously called for "free" higher education. Not free for taxpayers, of course, but free for students. Daniel Pianko, co-founder of the University Ventures fund, thinks...
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Advancing Opportunities for Women through Apprenticeship

Sep 29, 2020
For 100 years, the Women's Bureau (WB) has fulfilled its mission to help women across the country have access to the resources to thrive in the workforce. When the WB was established in 1920...
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As Some US College Students Party, Others Report Them

Sep 25, 2020
Some college students in the United States are doing something that was once unheard of - reporting other students who attend parties.
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How Online Education Startup Outschool Raised $45 Million During The Pandemic

Sep 24, 2020
The pandemic has been good to Outschool CEO Amir Nathoo, 40. Today the cofounder of the five-year-old San Francisco-based online education provider announced that he had raised $45 million in a funding round led by Lightspeed...
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How the Common App, the College Advising Corps and an AI chatbot are saving...

Sep 23, 2020
Last spring, college adviser Anthony Scales took on some extra duties that put him on the front lines of an effort to rescue the college dreams of tens of thousands of students - an effort best described by a cliche: They're building it while flying it.
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Free Market Can Deliver Free College

Sep 23, 2020
Remember paying your broker $200 a trade? Higher education is at that stage today.
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