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It's a vicious cycle of supply and demand.

College is more expensive than it’s ever been, and the 5 reasons why suggest it’s only going to get worse

College tuition is higher than ever — from the late 1980s to the 2017-18 school year, the cost of an undergraduate degree rose by 213% at public schools and 129% at private schools, adjusting for inflation. And 45 million Americans have student-loan debt. See what's driving the cost of college.
Bill and Melinda Gates.

A $1 billion Gates Foundation-backed education initiative failed to help students, according to a new report — here’s what happened

A seven-year education initiative funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation centered on improving teacher effectiveness didn't work, according to a new report from RAND. Some observers called the initiative a "failure."

Here are the top 3 qualities you need to succeed, according to a high school dropout who became a venture capitalist at one of Silicon Valley’s ...

Cyan Banister dropped out of high school as a teenager to work full time. Now, she manages multi-million dollar deals for Peter Thiel's venture firm, Founders Fund.

Top tech talent is losing interest in working for Facebook — and the company’s tough year in headlines might be the cause

Students from universities like Stanford, MIT, Harvard, Yale, and Georgia Tech are losing interest in working at Facebook.

The top 30 companies where Ivy League graduates who studied computer science say they most want to work

A recent from study from software company Piazza rounded up the companies that computer science students from schools like MIT, Harvard, Stanford, University of Texas Austin, and Georgia Tech are most interested in working for.
Google headquarters.

Google is the number-one place college students want to work for the fifth year running —here’s what it’s doing right

Piazza asked 150,000 students from more than 600 schools in North America where they most wanted to work. For the past five years, their answer hasn't changed: It's Google.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

Microsoft buys a classroom video startup with 20 million users as it pushes against Google

Microsoft has purchased Flipgrid, a Minneapolis-based educational startup that encourages students to share videos with each other. In the bigger picture, Microsoft and Google are sparring for control of the classroom tech scene.
Parents will pay thousands of dollars and apply years in advance for acceptance into one of the prestigious NYC preschools.

Inside the insanely competitive world of elite New York City preschools

Preschools in NYC are no joke. Some parents spend hundreds or thousands of dollars to hire preschool consultants to get their kids into the “Baby Ivies.” Here’s a glance into the insanely competitive world of the most prestigious NYC preschools.
A cyclist rides beneath Oxford's Bridge of Sighs.

6 ways college is different in the US and the UK

College in the United Kingdom looks pretty different than in the United States. UK college students pay less for education, don't have GPAs, and spend less time completing their degrees compared to American students. Here are seven ways college is different in the UK and US.
The author wants her son to attend college, but not at the expense of the family's financial security.

4 reasons I won’t be paying for my kid’s college education

Making your child pay for their own college tuition teaches them about the value of money.