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Strategy 2020-05-23T15:58:00Z

The 40 highest-paying jobs you can get without a bachelor's degree

Not all high-paying jobs require a bachelor's degree or higher. These jobs all earn over $63,000 annually and require an associate degree or less.
BI Prime Finance 2020-05-23T13:00:00Z
CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS - MARCH 12: Sophomore Sophie Butte helps Freshman Alex Petty move his rug across Harvard Yard on the campus of Harvard University on March 12, 2020 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Students have been asked to move out of their dorms by March 15 due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) risk.

Wall Street poured billions into campus housing —?thinking it was an easy win. With colleges sitting empty, here are the bets that could get hit the hardest.

Analysts and execs lay out how student housing providers' pre-leasing, rental payments, and occupancy rates are shaping up ahead of the fall semester.
Education 2020-05-23T11:45:00Z
Summer Camp

Parents could face a long summer stuck at home with their kids as camps across the US wait to see if they'll be allowed to open

Many parents are eager to get their kids outdoors, but camp directors are concerned about campers' health and safety.
Education 2020-05-22T14:17:27Z

Codecademy is donating 100,000 Pro memberships, which normally cost $20 a month, to furloughed or unemployed workers — here's how to apply for one

Codecademy's Pro membership gives students unlimited access to 1,800 hours of learning, plus perks like real-world projects and step-by-step guidance.
News 2020-05-21T22:45:00Z

University of California unanimously voted to suspend SAT or ACT test requirement

The University of California voted unanimously Thursday that it will gradually phase out standardized testing as a requirement to apply to its system.
Education 2020-05-21T21:18:29Z

Nearly 10,000 students ran into issues submitting their AP exams because of technical glitches

Students who failed their AP tests because of submissions issues will have the opportunity to retake the test.
Strategy 2020-05-21T18:56:50Z

NYU's virtual reality grad celebration was creepy and barren — I walked around in an angry-looking avatar and almost no one showed up

Theo Wayt is a 2020 graduate of New York University who attended the school's "Virtual Reality Grad Alley," where avatars flew around a low-res NYC.
News 2020-05-20T19:42:01Z

A growing number of universities say they won't hold classes in December, predicting a second coronavirus wave

A re-peak in the fall and winter months could require states to resume lockdown measures that have begun to be scaled back in all 50 states.
Strategy 2020-05-20T17:52:07Z

Read the college application essay a high-school senior wrote on the dangers of pandemics — before coronavirus hit the United States

He wrote that "future pandemics are inevitable in an increasingly interconnected and urbanizing world."
Strategy 2020-05-20T17:34:40Z

NYU will reopen in the fall for in-person classes

NYU, which is located in the city and state hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic, plans to resume in-person classes this fall.
Strategy 2020-05-20T15:08:16Z

The coronavirus pandemic is creating 2 major problems in education, but there aren't as many downsides as upsides

The pandemic is further exaggerating education's socioeconomic divide. But an increase in tutoring and adaptive learning may help change that.
Strategy 2020-05-20T14:00:00Z

We're a group of high school students who make face shields for healthcare workers. Here's how we do it —?and why we got started.

"My mother is a registered nurse at Kaiser, and it was difficult for me to watch her ask for donations on the Internet due to a lack of PPE."
News 2020-05-20T13:54:00Z

A former social worker makes custom dolls for children with physical differences so they can finally 'see how beautiful they are'

Amy Jandrisevits sews the custom dolls for children who don't normally see themselves represented in in the world.
Strategy 2020-05-20T13:30:00Z

I'm a high school softball player. Here's what it was like to have the pandemic interrupt our season —?and how I'm staying motivated.

"Practicing in our backyards, finding open fields, or going on runs — now we don't have an excuse to not be better the next time we step out there."
Strategy 2020-05-20T09:00:00Z

The 50 best American colleges and universities of 2020

Harvard, Stanford, and MIT are the best US universities according to a new ranking by education research firm Quacquarelli Symonds.
Strategy 2020-05-19T14:35:05Z

The 20 highest-paying college majors in the US

Engineering and science majors, like physics, zoology, and aerospace engineering, often lead to high-paying jobs.
Strategy 2020-05-19T14:18:26Z

Notre Dame just announced plans to welcome students back to campus in the fall

The University of Notre Dame is one of the first colleges to commit to a fall return complete with social distancing and coursework contingency plans.
News 2020-05-19T08:33:13Z

France recorded 70 new coronavirus cases in schools, a week after it let more than 1 million kids go back to class

Education Minister Jean-Michel Blanquer told the French radio station RTL?on Monday that the new cases were "inevitable."
Careers 2020-05-18T13:19:00Z

21 valuable pieces of advice from the best graduation speeches of all time

Many commencement speeches are filled with clichéd advice. But some are so inspiring and poignant that they stick with us forever.
Strategy 2020-05-18T13:00:00Z

I'm a high school principal in Hong Kong — this is what US families can expect distance learning to look like in a few months

"The government in Hong Kong closed schools in early January, meaning we're a solid couple of months further along than most American schools."
Strategy 2020-05-17T19:05:00Z

Why high school juniors could be big losers in the coronavirus pandemic

Current seniors who are deferring could fill up college classes in 2021 — and juniors won't have access to the same extracurriculars.
Strategy 2020-05-17T12:35:00Z

Georgetown students are asking administrators to delay the gap-year request deadline — and it's unclear how it will impact students on the waitlist

Incoming freshmen have asked administrators to consider delaying the gap-year request deadline if the fall semester is held online.
Education 2020-05-15T20:24:00Z

edX MicroMasters programs cover up to 50% of a full master's degree curriculum, and they're a fraction of the price

edX MicroMasters programs are a cost-effective way to knock out 25% to 50% of a full university master's program online.
Science 2020-05-15T14:00:00Z

Why the Bronx has almost double the coronavirus cases as Manhattan

The Bronx has fewer people than Manhattan but almost double the amount of COVID-19 cases. We compared the two NYC boroughs to understand why.
Strategy 2020-05-15T13:32:00Z

More students are considering taking a gap year as colleges' fall semester plans remain unclear. Here's what you should know before taking a year-long break from school.

As a remote spring semester comes to a close with continued uncertainty due to the coronavirus, more students are considering taking a gap year.
Education 2020-05-15T13:28:00Z

Yale's most popular class ever is available free online — and the topic is how to be happier in your daily life

Yale University is offering its most popular course for free on Coursera. I signed up for it — here's what "The Science of Well-Being" is like.
Strategy 2020-05-14T19:05:00Z

The 20 college majors that pay the least

Many of the majors on the list are in education, and there's been a push to increase pay for teachers who are still working during the pandemic.
Reviews 2020-05-14T17:27:00Z

7 cheap online classes to help you land your next job – from writing cover letters to negotiating salaries

If want to get hired, you have more control than you imagine. Cheap online classes help make the faceless process seem more navigable.
Education 2020-05-14T15:35:00Z

9 online computer science classes that are free until May 31 — and each comes with a free certificate you can add to LinkedIn

Coursera is offering 100 free courses for online learners until May 31. Here are some of the computer science skills that you can pick up for free.
Education 2020-05-14T14:13:00Z

15 skills LinkedIn says are most likely to get you hired in 2020 — plus the affordable online courses you can take to build them

LinkedIn created a list of the most in-demand hard and soft skills of 2020. We created a list of online courses to help you build these resume skills.
Education 2020-05-13T20:13:00Z

Popular NYU professor Scott Galloway has a new online course on business strategy anyone can sign up to take — I took away valuable MBA insights for a fraction of the price

I took Scott Galloway's business strategy course online, and it gave me some great MBA insights for a fraction of the price I would have had to pay.
Education 2020-05-13T19:03:00Z
Education 2020-05-13T16:00:00Z

100 online courses from Coursera are $0 now through May 31 — here's a list of all the classes open for free enrollment

Coursera has made 100 online courses free until May 31. Now you don't have to pay $50-$200 for the certificate that you can add to your LinkedIn profile.
Education 2020-05-13T15:25:00Z

Coding company Codecademy organized a free 'Learn From Home Day' on May 13 with companies like Twitch, Duolingo, and Y combinator — the schedule includes guided meditations from Headspace and a four-ingredient cooking class with Food52 recipe developer

Codecademy partnered with Duolingo, Casper, Twitch, and more to bring you a full day of interactive sessions and online classes led by the experts. It'll cost you $0 to attend.
Education 2020-05-13T15:17:00Z

31 free Harvard University classes you can take online through edX

Harvard offers over 140 online courses via learning platform edX. Anyone can audit them for free, or you can pay for a certificate and access to graded assignments.
Education 2020-05-12T22:08:00Z

13 sites where you can learn how to code online for free or close to it

Coding is a valuable skill in an increasingly digital, remote workforce. If you want to teach yourself how to code online, here's where to start.
Strategy 2020-05-12T15:05:00Z

20 high-paying jobs requiring a bachelor's degree that are set to boom in the next 10 years

The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that nurse practitioners, veterinarians, and actuaries are set to add lots of new jobs in the next decade.
Careers 2020-05-12T12:15:00Z

20.5 million people lost their jobs in April. Here are the 10 job types that were hardest hit.

Clothing stores and dentist offices were among the jobs most negatively impacted by the economic fallout from the coronavirus.

As school goes virtual, the gap in resources is more apparent than ever. IBM offers free tools for teachers, students, and parents.

Technology can improve online education and ensure that learning never stops. IBM is providing free resources to help schools with this effort.
News 2020-05-09T15:28:39Z

Ohio State University will pay out $41 million to 162 men who say they were sexually abused by a longtime team doctor

An independent review last year found that Dr. Richard Strauss had abused at least 177 male students during his tenure at Ohio State University.
Science 2020-05-08T20:19:00Z

15 college students on how COVID-19 derailed their lives

Colleges across the United States have canceled classes and vacated campuses as the Coronavirus pandemic grows.
Strategy 2020-05-08T15:06:00Z

From cafeteria workers to principals, here's what everyone makes in a public school

May 4-8 is National Teacher Appreciation Week. Public schools employ a variety of teachers and other workers who earn a range of salaries.
Education 2020-05-07T21:51:00Z

Coursera has a free CME-eligible course that gives students an overview of COVID-19 in just 3 hours

Students will learn to recognize the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of COVID-19 as well as how it spread around the world.
Opinion 2020-05-07T17:30:48Z

I'm the president of a university that plans to offer antibody tests to our 60,000 students, faculty, and staff. Our plan offers a way for colleges to start up again despite coronavirus.

University of Arizona plans to give antibody tests to 60,000 students, staff, and faculty. The schools' president outlines the ambitious project.
Education 2020-05-07T14:37:00Z

11 affordable online writing classes taught by bestselling authors and writers to improve your communication skills

Online classes are affordable, flexible ways to not only learn the proper strategies, but also practice and receive feedback on your writing.
BI Prime Finance 2020-05-07T13:25:00Z

Inside the drama over control of the iconic Chrysler Building: Real-estate tycoon Aby Rosen and Cooper Union are renegotiating a critical $150 million deal

Landlord Aby Rosen is in talks with college Cooper Union to hold onto the Chrysler Building. Tens of millions of dollars hang in the balance for both.
Strategy 2020-05-07T13:08:33Z

3 charts show the alarming ways school closures have left America's most vulnerable children behind

A survey from the Pew Research Center finds lower-income children are more likely to use public WiFi or not be able to complete their work.
Education 2020-05-06T20:30:00Z

12 free public health courses that award a certificate upon completion — from a Yale course on disease clusters to a CME-eligible course on COVID-19

Coursera has made 12 public health courses free for enrollment, including a class on COVID-19 that's CME eligible.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-05-06T18:27:00Z

How to decide if you should take the GMAT or GRE for business school so you can save time and money

Admissions are extremely competitive and schools are looking for the right mix of experience, grades, and test scores.
Education 2020-05-06T16:49:00Z

Andrew Cuomo just tapped Bill Gates to help him 'reimagine' what New York's public schools will look like when they reopen in the fall

Gov. Cuomo enlisted the Gates Foundation's help, despite the billionaire philanthropist's terrible track record on education initiatives.
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