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August 27th, 2012: Niall Ferguson on American Higher Ed.

…As a professor, I can see much that is wrong with our system – but not so much that I would advise a smart 18-year-old to skip college.  The real problem is not that our college system is failing.  The … Continue reading

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July 24th, 2012: “The College Education Shake Out Has Just Begun”

Have you invested in a for-profit college or training program? Get out while you can. The warning gun was sounded yesterday by DeVry (DV), which posted disappointing results and led the whole group downward. Investor David Einhorn was reportedly shorting … Continue reading

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Another explanation for the higher ed bubble

From StrategyProfs.net. Via Marginal Revolution. “By now, you may be getting sick of reading articles and blog posts about the crisis in higher education. This post is different. It proposes an explanation of why students have been willing to pay more and more for … Continue reading

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“How the Bowyer Family Played the College Tuition Bubble”

So what might happen if you decide not to go to college? Income-wise, Chris is at about the same level as the subset of his college-grad friends who are employed. Asset/liability wise he is well ahead of the pack. Another … Continue reading

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June 10th, 2012: Higher Ed. Bubble About to Burst

A bit of a preview of Glenn Reynold’s Higher Ed. book. - via the Boston Herald

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May 22nd, 2012: Jerry Bowyer brings us up to speed on the Ed Bubble

Read the article here! It’s entertaining and informative (Forbes.com.  Word up Glenn Reynolds). Here’s what Bowyer has to say about Wadhwa’s criticisms of Thiel: Wadhwa argued that Thiel’s plan to invest directly in promising young people who start businesses directly … Continue reading

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What does Warren Buffett have to say about the Higher Ed. Bubble?

The best education you can get is investing in yourself. But this doesn’t always mean college or university.  I have two degrees but I don’t have them on my wall, in fact I don’t even know where they are. I … Continue reading

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