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Could the Starbucks-ASU Agreement Mitigate the Cost of College Education?

The announcement by Starbucks and Arizona State University to create an inexpensive pathway for Starbucks employees to earn undergraduate degrees has been met with a wide-ranging mix of optimism and skepticism.* Some see it as a saving grace in the face of the rising cost of college education, yet others question the real value to …

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Hidden Assets: Online Learning Benefits Introverts

Grab a seat in any classroom from kindergarten to graduate school. When it’s time for students to interact, you’ll probably notice the same voices and the same hands in the air. Typically extroverts, these students enjoy public interaction with others, which awards them nice participation points, and more importantly allows them to analyze and clarify …

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We Can’t All Be Jay-Z: Why Stars Shouldn’t Outshine the Value of Education

Recently, the son of a friend posed the following question: If he earned a million dollars by the time he graduated high school, could he skip college? Fair question, assuming the million dollars are in his pocket. He’d likely be running a business—in his case an app development company—as well as overseeing employees and thinking …

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