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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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Avenica CEO Helps Engage College Graduates To Prepare For Workplace

Aug 8, 2020
WCCO's Jeff Wagner spoke with Avenica CEO Scott Dettman about how the company helps prepare college graduates for careers after college, (4:56).
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With petitions and lawsuits, some students demand lower tuition for online...

Aug 7, 2020
Some institutions have actually raised tuition, angering students and parents.
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Why is it important for professionals to write well? Part 2

Aug 1, 2020
This is the second part of our two-episode conversation about the value of effective business writing.
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Many more cheaper, faster pathways to good jobs

Jul 29, 2020
Many more cheaper, faster pathways to good jobs
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Higher Education - Skills, Employers, and Return on Investment - with Ryan...

Jul 25, 2020
Higher Education - Skills, Employers, and Return on Investment - with Ryan Craig
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Why is it important for professionals to write well? Part 1

Jul 24, 2020
This is the first part of our two-episode conversation about the value of effective business writing. In this episode, Jeff Bradford, Laura Brown, and Ryan Craig join us...
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Ivanka, coronavirus, and the messy truth about the 'skills gap'

Jul 19, 2020
The message behind the White House's "Find Something New" campaign has some merit. Too bad the messenger is so mockable.
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Online Discussion Platform Adds AI-Powered Feedback Tool

Jul 18, 2020
Packback, an online platform that uses artificial intelligence to facilitate class discussions, has introduced an Instant Feedback feature that provides students with a real-time assessment...
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Flimflam: College in 2020

Jul 17, 2020
Higher education institutions are engaging in a very American tradition regarding reopening in the fall, with students and parents as the easy marks, Ryan Craig argues.
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A Discounted 'Gap Year' Online

Jul 3, 2020
Park University is encouraging students from other institutions to transfer and study online for a year at a discounted tuition rate. Are special offers like this a good idea?
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