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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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The class of 2020 is getting a crash course in job market uncertainty

May 26, 2020
New grads are unsure and anxious about their professional prospects in a labor market ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic.
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How will COVID-19 impact the skills needed for the fourth industrial?

May 25, 2020
Episode 20: How will COVID-19 impact the skills needed for the fourth industrial revolution? Fri 22nd May 2020
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Higher Education Bundling, Unbundling,Rebundling, and the End of the...

May 25, 2020
Bundling, unbundling and rebundling have been the norm in industries such as the banking and the computer industry, as well as legal services, and the music industry.
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How work will be different for young professionals - and their employers -...

May 25, 2020
With a historic 38.6 million jobs lost in just nine weeks, the coronavirus pandemic is wreaking havoc on the labor market. As the class of 2020 graduates into that uncertain professional landscape...
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Congress must fill the leadership void

May 24, 2020
President Trump is promising a swift and seamless economic recovery if only the states will hurry up and lift their stay-at-home orders.
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The Hidden Peril Of Zoom School

May 17, 2020
Over the past two months, "Zoom school" has become the norm for millions of students - and parents - across the country. For my eighth grader, Leo, that means trumpet rehearsals take place online. Fifth-grader Hal runs up and down the stairs 20 times...
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Innovation, Student Success, and COVID-19: Five Questions for Georgia State...

May 15, 2020
Over the last decade, Georgia State University has been widely recognized for its ability to increase the retention and graduation rates of its diverse student body. In 2015, we wrote a case study of...
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Survey: 4 of 5 Students Face Disruption From Virus

May 14, 2020
Students whose lives were significantly disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic may change their plans to remain or re-enroll in college.
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Big Proctor

May 13, 2020
Is the fight against cheating during remote instruction worth enlisting third-party student surveillance platforms?
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Why Convenience Boosts Student Campus Life

May 12, 2020
In an earlier column, I predicted that convenience will rule higher ed; today, inconvenience has overtaken it...
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