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Millions of college students are so terrified of loans they’re turning to ‘Sugar Daddies’ for help paying for school

November 13th, 2017 at 11:01 am » Comments Off

A growing number of students are turning to dating sites to find Sugar Daddies and Mommas for help with college costs. Christina, a 29-year-old Sugar Baby and MBA student living in Las Vegas, talked to Business Insider about her experience. She’s received over $90,000 for education-related costs, but says the stigma is the hardest part about being […]



Why colleges are borrowing billions

October 17th, 2017 at 12:28 am » Comments Off

Higher-education institutions are overspending on renovations and new facilities that they hope will boost enrollment, but experts say this plan could lead to financial crisis.



Study: over half of for-profit students defaulted on loans

October 7th, 2017 at 1:24 pm » Comments Off

WASHINGTON — Students who attended for-profit colleges were twice as likely or more to default on their loans than students who attended public schools, according to a federal study published Thursday.



Education isn’t the key to a good income

September 29th, 2017 at 7:16 am » Comments Off

A growing body of research debunks the idea that school quality is the main determinant of economic mobility.



DaVinci Institute to launch world’s first “freelance colony” at its Westminster, Colorado HQ

September 21st, 2017 at 6:30 am » Comments Off

On October 16-20, 2017 the DaVinci Institute will host its first ever Freelance Academy course as a kickoff for the world’s first Freelance Colony, a coworking community inside the Institutes Westminster headquarters. A recent report by MBO Partners showed that 3.2 million freelancers are earning more than $100,000 annually. This is up 4.9% from 2016.



A free, teacher-less university in France is schooling thousands of future-proof programmers

September 20th, 2017 at 9:49 am » Comments Off

When you walk into École 42, a teacher-less coding school in Paris, a few things leap out at you: a killer collection of provocative street art, including an illustrated condom machine at the front desk; iMacs as far as the eye can see; and a palpable buzz from the roughly 1,000 students bustling around the […]



Millennial techies are choosing skill based training over college

August 21st, 2017 at 9:01 am » Comments Off

Daunted by the expense of a four-year program, students are focusing on learning the skills they need for the jobs they want.



AI is not the future it is the present. 3 ways AI is influencing education industry.

July 27th, 2017 at 9:52 am » Comments Off

Artificial Intelligence – the word conjures up the Hollywood sanctioned image of terminators taking over our world. Most people think of AI as something a bit scary that might occur in the future.



Number of colleges and universities drop sharply amid economic turmoil

July 23rd, 2017 at 2:50 pm » Comments Off

It has become trendy to predict that higher education is on the verge of a major collapse, what with enrollments falling as loan debt and rising tuition cause students and families to ask harder questions about the value of a college credential.



What do mega-trends mean for schooling?

June 22nd, 2017 at 7:27 am » Comments Off

Greg Whitby:  I had the pleasure of speaking at the 2017 Edutech conference in Sydney recently. The conference is a ‘finger on the pulse’ on what is happening in schooling and the trends that are shaping the educational landscape. Interesting isn’t it that we live at a time where we have moved on from talking […]



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