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Bypassing College? Ideas On Learning Outside the System

Bypassing College? Ideas On Learning Outside the System

| March 19, 2013 | 12 Comments

Dale Stephens, founder of UnCollege, a movement that challenges the notion that “college is the only path to success,” has some advice for students who are willing to take the nontraditional route between school and work. In his book, Hacking Your Education, Stephens outlines a path that he says will allow students to “ditch the […]

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What Colleges Must Do to Stay Relevant

What Colleges Must Do to Stay Relevant

| November 28, 2011 | 3 Comments

For many Americans, going to college has been the next natural step after graduating from high school. A college degree has served not just as a status symbol, but also proof that graduates have mastered a subject and can put the knowledge they’ve acquired in school to practice. But the value of a college degree […]

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How Valuable is a College Degree?

How Valuable is a College Degree?

| May 27, 2011 | 6 Comments

Most parents dream of seeing their kids graduate from a good college. The assumption is that the vaunted degree will guarantee a successful career, the closest thing to being financially stable, and ultimately, a happy, fulfilling life. But a number of authors and high-profile businesspeople and entrepreneurs are debunking the notion that college is the […]

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