30 août 2016

On forgiving student loan debt

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The United States economy faces many challenges, but student debt isn’t one of them. It’s true, total outstanding student debt is $1.26 trillion, far larger than car loans, which are $1.1 trillion or credit card debt, weighing in at $0.73 trillion. But still, student loan debt isn’t something most Americans (even indebted millennials) should worry about. More...

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For-profit college fights ED on blocking conversion to a nonprofit

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The Center for Excellence in Higher Education, a Utah-based chain of career colleges, is demanding the Department of Education reconsider its request to become a nonprofit under the federal financial aid program, accusing the agency of disregarding legal precedent to advance a political agenda. More...

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Meet the virtual guidance counselor

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Last December, when Amal Abdi found out she’d gotten into Yale University early with a full scholarship, the first thing she did was call her parents, who had fled war-torn Somalia in the 1990s to start a new life in Columbus, Ohio. More...

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Why college should come with a money-back guarantee

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. This fall, colleges across the country will enroll roughly 3 million new students. For many of these students and their families, college will represent a tremendous expense—among the largest of their lifetimes. More...

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The alternative higher education: Trade school

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Graduating from high school brings about major changes, mostly concerning the future and what you will do with it. It can be a stressful and confusing time. Parents are most likely urging you to go to college. More...

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Last steps to leadership

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. First-time community college presidents are typically chosen from the senior ranks of two-year colleges’ administrations, so they know what the job entails — well, sort of, at least from a close secondhand perspective. More...

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How edtech is still ignoring its biggest market

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Educational technology is booming. Technology is helping to redefine how we learn, obtain skills, and get credentialed. That value proposition has captured public attention and attracted record amounts of venture capital funding. More...

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Attack on American University of Afghanistan kills students, others

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Police in Kabul say a violent attack on the American University of Afghanistan has ended with as many as 12 people killed. Renee Montagne talks to Mark English, the president of the university. More...

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Lock up the college funds, or it is easy to raid them

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. If your kids' college savings are not walled off in some kind of separate account, how do you keep yourself from raiding the kitty. More...

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Inceptia releases case studies for online financial education

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. In September of 2015, Inceptia relaunched its online financial education program, Financial Avenue, with ten new courses covering a range of money management topics. More...

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