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No-Cost College Alternatives?

This entry is part 12 of 13 in the series Cost of College

Before looking at some of the more radical alternatives to a quarter-million dollar, four-year degree at a fancy college or university, it’s worth noting that the vast majority of post-secondary students have already opted for more affordable options. These include four years at a large (and subsidized) state school, two years at a community college, […]

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Signaling Learning

Well I hope everyone had a nice, long holiday weekend. I wish I could say I took all three days off from this project, but with two interviews scheduled for today (one with the Greek Heroes team, one with Dale Stephens of Uncollege), there was a certain amount of time set aside for prep (as […]

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Independent Learners

One of the missions of this site is to help determine the nature of an independent learner, someone who can conceivably take advantage of MOOCs and other free-learning resources to do more than just take a course now and then. Not that informal continuing education isn’t an important aspect of free learning (in my interview […]

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