...

The End of College?

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.



...

This Math Class Has No Instructors…

There are no professors in Virginia Tech’s largest classroom, only a sea of computers and red plastic cups.


...

Yale Students Pitching Businesses

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.


...

StartUp Academy: Entrepreneur Boot Camp

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.


...

Paying People to Drop Out of College

One of the wealthiest, best-educated American entrepreneurs, Peter Thiel, isn’t convinced college is worth the cost.


...

Good Business Idea? Free College!

Four years of tuition at a Connecticut university’s business school?


...

Colleges to Offer Degree Guarantees

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.


...

College Hunks Turn Junk Into Biz

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.


...

Frustrated College Applicant Starts College Rating Biz

Most prospective college students submit several applications.