Only five of the top 30 occupations expected to create the most jobs by 2020 require a college degree or more (nursing, post-secondary teachers, elementary school teachers, accountants and physicians), and ten of the fastest growing occupations don’t even require a high school diploma.
There are no professors in Virginia Tech’s largest classroom, only a sea of computers and red plastic cups.
Called “Demo Day,” the annual event has grown into a major opportunity for young Yale start-ups to find the seed money they need to flourish.
Through its StartUp Academy program, Bain Capital Ventures (BCV) will recruit top-tier technical talent from programs at leading universities such as Duke, Harvard, MIT, Princeton, Stanford and the University of Waterloo and place them in engineering and product management positions at startups funded by BCV.
One of the wealthiest, best-educated American entrepreneurs, Peter Thiel, isn’t convinced college is worth the cost.
Four years of tuition at a Connecticut university’s business school?
Battling concerns from parents and students that they’ll toil in school for a half-decade or more without landing a degree, several private colleges are offering four-year degree guarantees.
To earn some cash during the summer of 2003, college students Nick Friedman and Omar Soliman started what they thought would be a temporary business removing old furniture and other items from people’s homes.
Most prospective college students submit several applications.