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Coding Bootcamp Job Placement Guarantees

In the 21st century, people with coding skills have access to some of the top career choices in the tech industry. If you’re interested in a high-tech and ‘future-proof’ career, you’ll need a specialized and up-to-date programming education.  A coding…

How to Pay for Coding Bootcamp: The Ultimate Guide

Coding bootcamps are all the rage these days–and for good reason: they’re among the best ways to break into an exciting and fulfilling career in tech. But many would-be coders are concerned about how to pay for coding bootcamp. This…

Income Share Agreements (ISAs) – State of the Market 2019

As the debate over “skin in the game” in higher education continues, Income Share Agreements (ISAs) are being explored as a potential solution. ISAs allow a student to raise the money they need to pay for their education. In exchange,…

Colleges Should Rethink the Cost of Tuition

The student debt crisis isn’t  just about the burden of student debt, it’s about how we got here in the first place. In recent years, parents, students, and policymakers advocating for free college or loan forgiveness have become more common,…

What’s Next for Income Share Agreements?

The student debt crisis has become an even more prominent issue as Democratic presidential hopefuls call for an end to student debt. There are currently $1.6 trillion of outstanding student loans, owed by over 44 million people. And each year,…

Do Bootcamps Even Need Title IV Funding?

The vast growth of the technology sector has led to an increased demand in qualified workers who have the skills necessary to fill jobs. A 2018 study by Code.org found that there are currently around 500,000 open computing jobs across…

Income Share Agreements (ISAs): A New Asset Class for Students

Student debt is becoming an increasingly large problem for students, parents, and policymakers. There are over $1.6 trillion of student loans outstanding in the U.S., and student loan is the highest source of household debt after mortgage debt. Students are…

Here’s An Idea: Make it Easier to Repay Student Loans

There are approximately 19.9 million people expected to attend college in the fall of 2019, and a large proportion of those people will take out loans to finance their education. Indeed, about 69 percent of students from the Class of…

Building Strong Safeguards for Income Share Agreements

The further education financing system in the U.S. is broken. There are currently $1.6 trillion of student loans outstanding, owed by over 44 million borrowers. The average borrower in the Class of 2018, according to a recent study by Student…

Could ISAs Pave the Way to Accreditation Reform?

Consumers often look for external validation that what they are purchasing is of good quality. Goods such as cars, food, among others, are often given external certification to attest to the validity of the product. The accrediting body which grants…

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