I had written about it, been in meetings about it, and even attended our gala to raise funds for it, but none of this compared to experiencing our local Social Promise firsthand. I recently visited KIPP West Philadelphia to see what it was all about, along with my teammate Molly Dince. Molly and I arrived [...]
As originally posted in Poets & Quants. Easy, take a pay cut and work at a start up. Better yet, work at a start up that’s disrupting the student loan market for the benefit of future MBA students such as myself. That may not be your answer, but, hopefully through sharing with you how I [...]
As someone who pays attention to student loan headlines I’ve gotten used to a two-toned cycle. It starts with some student loan debt milestone being reached (surpassing credit card debt, approaching $1 trillion) and subsequent stories that herald the Student LoanocalypseTM . Then around a week or two later, something like this article, entitled “Don’t Listen to [...]
As originally posted by Tuition.io. As the state of student loans continues to be in crisis, it’s important to weigh the cost of your education with what you’ll get out of it in the long run. A sheepskin that will garner you $30,000 a year in salary but that costs $40,000 in student loans isn’t [...]
Proud of our very own Nate Howard who made the Huffington Post today. Read all about how aggressively (or not) you might want to pay off your student loans. Nate’s piece is informative and actually pretty fun to read. Just another reason why we love the guy!
I just got back from a four-day, four-campus visit to HBS, MIT, Michigan, and Wharton. Here are my quick observations: I saw students who cared. About others and about themselves. I saw students engage. They asked questions – good questions – ranging in topic from our business model and our Social Promise to our growth [...]
We all know that the cost of education is rising. Brandon University recognized this and felt they should raise the stakes on their halftime basketball promotions. The half-court shot often results in lunch for a year or plane tickets, but Brandon University decided that it should award free tuition to a student who made the [...]