Thiel Fellowship Pays 24 Talented Students $100,000 Not to Attend College

Posted By: Admin | Posted In: For Profit Education Industry | Trending News |
May 25, 2011

24 winners of his Thiel Fellowship $100,000 not to attend college for two years and to develop business ideas instead Doesn’t this continue to demonstrate that traditional education is not the right choice for everyone?  Career based education & accelerated paced degree programs commonly offered by for profit education firms are more aligned with the needs of many.  Watch and you will see many of the traditional colleges take another page from the for profit schools by offering accelerated programs 3 years for a bachelors, 18 months for an associates… Good article from the chronicle:]]>