I’ve written a lot over the past few months about how inex­pen­sive and large-​​scale online col­lege pro­grams, such as EdX, are dra­mat­i­cally changing the face of higher edu­ca­tion, and how uni­ver­si­ties that focus on offering stu­dents prac­tical skills, such as entre­pre­neur­ship, are the most impor­tant insti­tu­tions in today’s job-​​starved world. Pro­grams that are cheap, acces­sible, and func­tion­ally useful are the keys to sur­viving in the future. And if you’re not con­vinced, a recent North­eastern Uni­ver­sity study really ham­mers home that point.

Read the article at Boston Magazine →