There has been much controversy over rising tuition rates in colleges since the economic recession. While other industries slashed prices to increase consumer confidence, colleges across the nation steadily raised tuition rates to make up for lost state funding. These dramatic increases forced many students to drop out or put their college education on hold.
ProctorFree was recently selected to participate in RevTech Labs’ business start up accelerator at Packard Place in Charlotte, NC. The business start up accelerator provides a community for entrepreneurs to expand their companies with opportunities for mentorship and networking. ProctorFree is 1 of only 10 companies chosen to participate in the program. ProctorFree will spend
Harvard University expelled around 70 students this month in response to a cheating scandal that rocked the university last year. In addition to the 70 students that were forced to withdraw, the media reports that around 100 additional students received disciplinary action as a result of their behavior. According to the New York Times, 279
Pat McCrory, newly elected Governor of North Carolina, made headlines this week when he slammed liberal arts colleges for, what he perceives as, not providing the same job opportunities as other technical colleges and universities. McCrory specifically mentioned gender studies, Swahili, and philosophy. His comments created a rash of negative publicity across the State, mostly
In a recent blog post by Mark Cuban he questions the future of colleges if they continue to operate on the same business model as they have for the past century. Cuban makes valuable points that should be paid attention to in this blog. For one, tuition rates have continued to increase in the worst