WHERE TO WATCH
Working for an Education
June 14, 2018
Rachel Carlson, CEO and co-founder of Guild Education, discusses the company's new partnership with financial giant Discover, which will offer fully-funded bachelor degree programs to all of its employees.
Crypto Wunderkind Launches 'Set It and Forget It' Bitcoin App
May 23, 2019
Scholly Ceo on Growing Up In Poverty to Helping Other's Succeed
With student debt at crippling levels, the decision to take on the financial burden of college is tougher than ever before. Higher Education hopefuls are now under intense pressure to either win scholarships or take on thousands of dollars in debt. This is where Scholly steps in. Scholly started out as a scholarship search platform but has since expanded to provide editing and math tools to help students throughout their college careers. Scholly has also netted partnerships with a range of well-known sponsors from the Will and Jada foundation to ABC's Grown-ish. We spoke with Christopher Gray, the Founder and Ceo of Scholly.
May 14, 2019
Falling College Tuition Revenues Bring More Discounts for Students
A 2018 survey found that nearly half of gross revenues from tuition and fees earned by 405 private, nonprofit colleges and universities are spent on scholarships, grants, and fellowships. The mean award has also increased from 49 to 57 percent, and nearly 90 percent of freshmen students received some sort of grant or aid.
May 16, 2019
College Board Plans to Add 'Adversity Score' to SAT Test Takers
The College Board says it will sign an adversity score to students taking the SAT, according to a Wall Street Journal report. The number will consider test takers socioeconomic economic background with the intention of giving content to their test scores. Martin Van Der Werf, from Georgetown University, talked to Cheddar about what the decision could mean for the future of higher education.