Future of colleges
With the advent of Massive open online courses, you tube videos, Khan academy, udacity .... could the current view of universities and colleges be challenged. Currently degrees are favorable for employment ... however many are using the mentoring of interns straight out of high school. The power plant near us has a high school course for interested students and train them on the job ... those students are given favorable consideration for jobs.
Is this a trend and the "need" for a college degree many be a thing of the past.
Recent investigations into Sallie Mae and other government lenders may reduce the amount of college loans available adding to the issue. Further the trillions in college loans that are still on the books and costs continuing to rise.
Could on-the-job training replace the college requirements.